Synonyms

1. gamma

noun. ['ˈgæmə'] the 3rd letter of the Greek alphabet.

Synonyms

  • Greek alphabet
  • alphabetic character
  • letter of the alphabet

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Example sentences of the word gamma-ray


1. Noun Phrase
The excited nickel gives off two gamma rays in order to drop down to its ground state of energy.

2. Noun Phrase
The gamma rays can easily pass through the body but do not make any of the tissue radioactive.

3. Noun Phrase
Ionisation from gamma rays can cause three different reactions in living cell tissues.

4. Noun Phrase
It usually takes very little time for an excited nucleus to emit a gamma ray.

2. Gamma

noun. Portuguese navigator who led an expedition around the Cape of Good Hope in 1497; he sighted and named Natal on Christmas Day before crossing the Indian Ocean (1469-1524).

Synonyms

  • Vasco da Gamma

3. gamma

noun. ['ˈgæmə'] a unit of magnetic field strength equal to one-hundred-thousandth of an oersted.

Synonyms

  • oersted

4. ray

noun. ['ˈreɪ'] a column of light (as from a beacon).

Synonyms

  • visible radiation
  • low beam
  • light beam
  • sunbeam
  • high beam
  • ray of light
  • light
  • shaft of light
  • shaft
  • laser beam
  • heat ray
  • visible light
  • beam
  • moon-ray
  • beam of light
  • sunray
  • irradiation
  • moon ray

Antonyms

  • fatty
  • well
  • impure
  • sufficient

5. ray

noun. ['ˈreɪ'] a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence.

Synonyms

  • pedicel

Antonyms

  • compact
  • indigestible

6. ray

verb. ['ˈreɪ'] extend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center.

Synonyms

  • pass
  • run
  • extend
  • go
  • lead

Antonyms

  • dematerialise
  • stay in place
  • be born
  • survive

7. ray

noun. ['ˈreɪ'] cartilaginous fishes having horizontally flattened bodies and enlarged winglike pectoral fins with gills on the underside; most swim by moving the pectoral fins.

Synonyms

  • manta ray
  • skate
  • eagle ray
  • crampfish
  • devilfish
  • manta
  • guitarfish
  • stingray
  • electric ray
  • selachian
  • sawfish
  • elasmobranch
  • torpedo

Antonyms

  • bright
  • dull
  • dullness
  • light

8. ray

noun. ['ˈreɪ'] (mathematics) a straight line extending from a point.

Antonyms

  • heavy-duty

9. ray

noun. ['ˈreɪ'] any of the stiff bony spines in the fin of a fish.

Synonyms

  • fin

Antonyms

  • darken
  • ascend

10. ray

noun. ['ˈreɪ'] the syllable naming the second (supertonic) note of any major scale in solmization.

Synonyms

  • solfa syllable

Antonyms

  • heavy
  • black
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