1. beta, letter, letter of the alphabet, alphabetic character

usage: the 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet

2. Beta, genus Beta, caryophylloid dicot genus, Chenopodiaceae, family Chenopodiaceae, goosefoot family

usage: beets


1. beta, important (vs. unimportant), of import

usage: second in order of importance; "the candidate, considered a beta male, was perceived to be unable to lead his party to victory"

2. beta, exploratory (vs. nonexploratory), explorative

usage: preliminary or testing stage of a software or hardware product; "a beta version"; "beta software"

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