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alpha particle


Noun Phrase
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alpha particle,  
     a particle emitted at high velocity from certain radioactive substances. It is identical to the helium nucleus, consisting of two protons and two neutrons. Rays of such particles are called alpha rays.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


alpha particle

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