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noun Physics.
a stream of beta particles.
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Origin of beta ray

First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for beta ray

beta ray

noun
a stream of beta particles
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Medical definitions for beta ray

beta ray

n.
A stream of beta particles, especially of electrons.
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Scientific definitions for beta ray

beta ray

A stream of beta particles.
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