Meaning of PARTICLE BEAM in English
- PARTICLE BEAM
1. Physics. a concentrated stream of particles, as electrons, neutrons, or protons, generated for studying particle interactions, nuclear structure, crystal structure, etc.
2. Mil. a high-energy stream of such particles for use as a weapon or for antimissile defense.
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012