Synonyms

1. alpha-adrenergic_blocker

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

Synonyms

  • blocker
  • alpha-adrenergic blocking agent
  • Minipress
  • terazosin
  • alpha blocker
  • alpha-blocker
  • prazosin
  • blocking agent

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Rhymes with Alpha Particle

Sentences with alpha-particle


1. Noun Phrase
One such process is when a Uranium-238 atom ejects an alpha particle and the resulting atom is then Thorium-234.

2. Noun Phrase
(This can be true of alpha particles, too.)

3. Noun Phrase
An alpha particle consists of two protons and two neutrons.

4. Noun Phrase
An alpha particle consists of two protons and two neutrons.

2. alpha-linolenic_acid

noun. a polyunsaturated fatty acid with 18 carbon atoms; the only omega-3 fatty acid found in vegetable products; it is most abundant in canola oil; a fatty acid essential for nutrition.

Synonyms

  • omega-3 fatty acid

3. alpha-blocker

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

Synonyms

  • blocker
  • alpha-adrenergic blocking agent
  • Minipress
  • terazosin
  • alpha blocker
  • alpha-adrenergic blocker
  • prazosin
  • blocking agent

4. particle

noun. ['ˈpɑːrtəkəl, ˈpɑːrtɪkəl'] (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything.

Synonyms

  • speck
  • stuff
  • molecule
  • chylomicron
  • grain
  • flyspeck
  • mote
  • grinding
  • material
  • atom
  • identification particle

Antonyms

  • thin
  • hardness
  • insulator
  • conductor

Etymology

  • particule (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. particle

noun. ['ˈpɑːrtəkəl, ˈpɑːrtɪkəl'] a body having finite mass and internal structure but negligible dimensions.

Synonyms

  • superstring
  • scintilla
  • elementary particle
  • fermion
  • micelle
  • ion
  • magnetic monopole
  • beta particle
  • subatomic particle
  • virion
  • alpha particle
  • thermion
  • boson
  • body
  • prion
  • fundamental particle
  • deuteron

Antonyms

  • unbreakableness
  • softness
  • thick
  • porosity

Etymology

  • particule (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

6. particle

noun. ['ˈpɑːrtəkəl, ˈpɑːrtɪkəl'] a function word that can be used in English to form phrasal verbs.

Synonyms

  • closed-class word

Antonyms

  • thinness
  • breakableness

Etymology

  • particule (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

7. alpha

noun. ['ˈælfə'] the 1st letter of the Greek alphabet.

Synonyms

  • Greek alphabet
  • alphabetic character
  • letter of the alphabet

Antonyms

  • meaningless
  • noncritical
  • indecisive
  • noncrucial

8. alpha

adjective. ['ˈælfə'] early testing stage of a software or hardware product.

Synonyms

  • exploratory

Antonyms

  • worthless
  • inessential

9. alpha

adjective. ['ˈælfə'] first in order of importance.

Synonyms

  • important

Antonyms

  • unimportance
  • insignificant

10. alpha

noun. ['ˈælfə'] the beginning of a series or sequence.

Antonyms

  • modest
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