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Adjective: beta  bey-tu [N. Amer], bee-tu [Brit]
  1. Second in order of importance
    "the candidate, considered a beta male, was perceived to be unable to lead his party to victory"
  2. Preliminary or testing stage of a software or hardware product
    "a beta version"; "beta software"
Noun: beta  bey-tu [N. Amer], bee-tu [Brit]
  1. The 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet
Noun: Beta
  1. Beets
    - genus Beta

Sounds like: beater

Derived forms: betas

See also: explorative, exploratory, important, of import

Type of: alphabetic character, caryophylloid dicot genus, Chenopodiaceae, family Chenopodiaceae, goosefoot family, letter, letter of the alphabet

Part of: Greek alphabet

Encyclopedia: Beta, Ohio