Meaning of BETA in English

BETA

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

beta particle

beta test

beta version

gamma/alpha/beta radiation technical (= radiation given off by the atomic matter of gamma, alpha, or beta rays )

The conventional treatment for cancer is to bombard the tumour with gamma radiation.

Phi Beta Kappa

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

blockers

Our policy is not to give beta blockers to everybody, only those in high-risk groups.

In all 3,200 middle-aged men were given either beta blockers or diuretics for their blood pressure over a 10-year period.

In these instances you might then be able to offer more successful therapy than pure beta blockers .

carotene

Take a daily dose of beta carotene which your body turns into vitamin A, as added protection for sensitive skin.

That theory fuels the $ 75 million to $ 100 million in annual sales of beta carotene supplements.

So Potrykus used genetic manipulation to insert genes from the daffodil that encode the biological machinery for production of beta carotene .

For the general population, beta carotene is not a magic bullet.

Or it could be other things in the foods that happen to be rich in beta carotene that provide the health benefits.

Carrots, spinach, kale, broccoli and sweet potatoes are among foods rich in beta carotene .

Three studies found no difference between those taking beta carotene supplements and those on a placebo pill.

decay

The neutrino is produced in the beta decay of nuclei, when a neutron converts into a proton, and an electron.

software

With beta software , it pays to be a pessimist and not harbor unrealistic expectations.

Before downloading any beta software , check the appropriate Usenet news group or online service forum for possible complaints about the software.

But some of it is beta software .

test

The company will also start a Microsoft-controlled field beta test .

So which firms score high on the beta test , and which score low?

Integrated System Development is now available for beta test .

The product is going into beta test , and if that goes as planned, it is scheduled for delivery this July.

That is expected to be followed by a beta test programme later next year and commercial release in 1994.

You probably acquired yours with a beta test copy of Windows.

It is going into beta test now with ships planned for early next year.

It is expected to go beta test in March next year.

version

There was no manual with the beta version , but the package as a whole is a cinch to use.

As it's a beta version , it's tricky to give ClarisWorks a star rating.

There will be a development environment and beta versions of the complete environment tailored for vertical markets running up to its release.

■ VERB

go

Females often try to escape from the alpha male's vigilance, and will go up to the beta male and solicit copulation.

It is expected to go beta in March next year.

The product is going into beta test, and if that goes as planned, it is scheduled for delivery this July.

The Unix version of ObjectMaker goes into beta this month.

It is going into beta test now with ships planned for early next year.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A beta of 0. 5 would indicate that the stock is about half as volatile as the market.

Among the actions which Ahlquist had attributed to beta receptors was the stimulation of the rate and force of the heartbeat.

Females often try to escape from the alpha male's vigilance, and will go up to the beta male and solicit copulation.

Hemoglobin C is an abnormal hemoglobin in which lysine replaces glutamic acid in position 6 of the beta chain.

I do not share the view of Professor Sleight that it is essential to give a beta blocker early on.

Or it could be other things in the foods that happen to be rich in beta carotene that provide the health benefits.

That theory fuels the $ 75 million to $ 100 million in annual sales of beta carotene supplements.

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