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The radioactive decay of an atomic nucleus by emission of an alpha particle.
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(General Physics) the radioactive decay process resulting in emission of alpha particles
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|Noun||1.||alpha decay - radioactive decay of an atomic nucleus that is accompanied by the emission of an alpha particle|
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