Alpha ray synonyms, alpha ray antonyms - FreeThesaurus.com
Also found in: Dictionary
Synonyms for alpha ray
the radiation of alpha particles during radioactive decay
References in periodicals archive
carry a positive charge, beta rays carry a negative charge and gamma rays are neutral.
A: Plutonium emits alpha rays
which get lodged in people's bones and lungs after being inhaled and could become highly carcinogenic.
When the radioactive elements uranium or thorium break down, they emit alpha rays
, which are helium nuclei.
Nuke this right-wing mish-mash with reactionary alpha rays
until just before Election Day.
When a person closes their eyes, the alpha rays
increase and the greater amplitude provides enough energy to turn on the light.