Definition of

Corpuscular Radiation

  1. (noun, phenomenon) a stream of atomic or subatomic particles that may be charged positively (e.g. alpha particles) or negatively (e.g. beta particles) or not at all (e.g. neutrons)

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Synonyms of Corpuscular Radiation

particulate radiation

Alternate forms of Corpuscular Radiation

Hyponyms: alpha radiation, alpha ray, beta radiation, beta ray, electron radiation, neutron radiation

Hypernyms: radiation, radioactivity

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