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what is meant by beta radiation?
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User: what is meant by beta radiation?

Weegy: Beta radiation is radiation due to beta particles, which are electrons (or, sometimes, positrons); mostly.



User: what is meant by gamma radiation?

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Gamma radiation (gamma rays) refers to a part of electromagnetic spectrum that has the most energy and shortest wavelength.
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