Synonyms and Antonyms for alpha-particle

1. alpha particle (n.)

a positively charged particle that is the nucleus of the helium atom; emitted from natural or radioactive isotopes

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2. alpha-interferon (n.)

a form of interferon that is produced endogenously and commercially for its pharmacological effects (including regulation of the immune system and antiviral and antineoplastic effects)

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3. alpha-adrenergic blocking agent (n.)

any of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptors; used in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia; relaxes the muscles of the prostate and bladder

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4. particle (n.)

(nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything

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5. particle (n.)

a body having finite mass and internal structure but negligible dimensions

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6. particle (n.)

a function word that can be used in English to form phrasal verbs

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7. alpha (n.)

the 1st letter of the Greek alphabet

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8. alpha (n.)

the beginning of a series or sequence

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9. alpha (adj.)

early testing stage of a software or hardware product

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10. alpha (adj.)

first in order of importance

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