beta ray

noun

Definition of beta ray

2 : a stream of beta particles

called also beta radiation

First Known Use of beta ray

1902, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Beta ray.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beta%20ray. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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beta ray

noun

Medical Definition of beta ray

2 : a stream of beta particles

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