AskDefine | Define beta

Dictionary Definition

beta adj
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"


1 the 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet
2 beets [syn: genus Beta]

Extensive Definition

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People with the given or family name Beta

See also

  • ß, a German letter that resembles β
  • Betta, a genus of fish, often misspelled Beta
  • Beta Theta Pi fraternity, nicknamed "Beta"
beta in Bulgarian: Бета
beta in Catalan: Beta (desambiguació)
beta in Danish: Beta (flertydig)
beta in German: Beta (Begriffsklärung)
beta in Spanish: Beta (desambiguación)
beta in Esperanto: Beta
beta in Basque: Beta
beta in Korean: 베타
beta in Croatian: Beta
beta in Indonesian: Beta
beta in Italian: Beta
beta in Hebrew: סלק (סוג)
beta in Dutch: Beta
beta in Japanese: ベータ
beta in Norwegian: Beta (andre betydninger)
beta in Portuguese: Beta
beta in Russian: Бета
beta in Simple English: Beta
beta in Slovak: Beta
beta in Serbian: Бета
beta in Finnish: Beta
beta in Swedish: Beta (olika betydelser)
beta in Turkish: Beta
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