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beta

División en sílabas: be·ta
Pronunciación: /ˈbādə
 
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Definición de beta en inglés:

sustantivo

1The second letter of the Greek alphabet (Β, β), transliterated as ‘b.’.
Example sentences
  • But, just in right now, Tropical Storm Gamma, the third letter of the Greek alphabet, alpha, beta, gamma, delta, and so on and so on.
  • It probably had something to do with beta being the second letter in the Greek alphabet.
  • He named them using the first two letters of the Greek alphabet, alpha and beta.
1.1 [as modifier] Denoting the second of a series of items, categories, forms of a chemical compound, etc. beta carotene beta blocker
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • For example, the babies are taught to be satisfied with their own caste of which there are five: alphas at the top, then betas, gammas, deltas, and epsilons at the bottom.
  • Does a fetus attain an alpha / beta / theta/delta brainwave state?
  • That smile. It shouts ‘hit me’ at every alpha male, and quite a few beta and zeta ones too.
1.2 informal short for beta test. their database system is currently in beta [as modifier]: beta software
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Like dtSearch, it offers a list of words as you type, although Google has offered a limited version of this feature in beta for its main search engine.
  • The online help files in our version were still in beta.
  • Firefox and Mac version in beta in a couple of months.
1.3 (Beta) [followed by Latin genitive] The second (usually second-brightest) star in a constellation: Beta Virginis
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • These observation included that of the occultation of the star Beta Scorpii by the moon.
  • The orbiting pair in Beta Persei consists of a star that is a younger version of our sun, along with a hotter companion.
  • The vote was nearly unanimous, only Simon and a few officers who's planets had close ties to Beta Crucis.
1.4 [as modifier] Relating to beta decay or beta particles: beta emitters
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • By 1963, the year of my parent's marriage, the average release of beta emitters from reactor effluent was 14, 500 curies per day.
  • Titanium 45 has two forms, one a beta positive and gamma emitter with a half-life of 3.08 hours and a second form with a half-life of 21 days.
  • In addition, a number of radioisotopes, both natural and man-made, have been identified as beta emitters.

Words that rhyme with beta

Akita, Anita, arboreta, beater, Bhagavadgita, cheater, cheetah, Demeter, Dieter, dolce vita, eater, eta, Evita, excreta, fetor, granita, greeter, heater, Juanita, litre (US liter), Lolita, maltreater, margarita, meter, metre, Peta, peter, praetor (US pretor), repeater, Rita, saltpetre (US saltpeter), secretor, Senhorita, señorita, Sita, skeeter, teeter, terra incognita, theta, treater, tweeter, ureter, veleta, zeta

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