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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

radiation of high penetrating power that originates in outer space and consists partly of high-energy atomic nuclei

Usage examples (32)
  • We also worked on measuring cosmic-ray production of 37Ar and
  • The theory has also proved to be of great value in cosmic-ray research.
  • I knew it well, for years ago I had helped to set up a cosmic-ray station there.
  • I suppose that solar/cosmic-ray/isotope proxies were too primitive to be included. for more
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