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alpha particles

n. (alpha particle English)

Usage examples of "alpha particles".

That eliminated the effects of the smashing speed of the protons antd alpha particles thrown off.

The principal danger comes from the alpha particles, which are indeed toxic, but only within a range of a few centimeters.

It's Chernobyl weather outside, a sleet of alpha particles and raw protons storming through the void, and she really needs the extra protection.

The pit was capped with a shiver of mica, which was transparent to alpha particles.