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Noun Concept
Categories: Exponentials, Use British English from May 2014, Poisson processes, Radioactivity, Particle physics
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decay  radioactive decay  disintegration  radioactivity  particle decay
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The spontaneous disintegration of a radioactive substance along with the emission of ionizing radiation WordNet 3.0
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The spontaneous disintegration of a radioactive substance along with the emission of ionizing radiation WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
In particle physics, particle decay is the spontaneous process of one unstable subatomic particle transforming into multiple other particles. Wikipedia
Radioactive decay is the process by which an unstable atomic nucleus loses energy by radiation. Wikipedia
Process by which an unstable atom emits radiation Wikidata
Spontaneous process of one unstable subatomic particle transforming into multiple other particles Wikidata
The property possessed by some atomic nuclei of disintegrating spontaneously, with loss of energy through emission of a charged particle and/or gamma radiation. OmegaWiki
A process by which anything disintegrates. Wiktionary
Any of several processes by which unstable nuclei emit subatomic particles and/or ionizing radiation and disintegrate into one or more smaller nuclei. Wiktionary
Physical process. Wiktionary (translation)
Spontaneous emission of ionizing radiation as a consequence of a nuclear reaction, or directly from the breakdown of an unstable nucleus. Wiktionary
Emission of ionizing radiation. Wiktionary (translation)