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delta ray

n.
An electron ejected from matter by ionizing radiation.
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delta ray

n
(General Physics) a particle, esp an electron, ejected from matter by ionizing radiation
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del′ta ray`


n.
a low-energy electron emitted by a substance after bombardment by higher-energy particles, as alpha particles.
[1905–10]
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Noun1.delta ray - an electron ejected from matter by ionizing radiation
electron, negatron - an elementary particle with negative charge
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