alpha-particle scattering

[ al-fuh pahr-ti-kuh l ]
/ ˈæl fə ˌpɑr tɪ kəl /

noun Physics.


Nearby words

  1. alpha-linolenic acid,
  2. alpha-lipoprotein,
  3. alpha-naphthol,
  4. alpha-naphthyl group,
  5. alpha-naphthylthiourea,
  6. alpha-receptor,
  7. alpha-stannic acid,
  8. alpha-test,
  9. alpha-tocopherol,
  10. alphabet

Origin of alpha-particle scattering

First recorded in 1900–05

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