• Definition for "beta decay"
    • The radioactive decay of an atomic nucleus followed…
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beta decay definition

  • noun:
    • The radioactive decay of an atomic nucleus followed by emission of a beta particle.
    • A nuclear response in which a beta particle (electron or positron) is emitted
    • radioactive decay of an atomic nucleus which accompanied by the emission of a beta particle
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