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Usage examples for gamma

  1. The gamma count was far below the alpha, but there were too many of the rays around for comfort. – Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet by Harold Leland Goodwin
  2. Calling the first three terms alpha, beta, and gamma, we operate like this.... – The Galaxy Primes by Edward Elmer Smith
  3. " If he has concentrated any appreciable amount of radio- active ore," said Snap, " we should get an impulse from its Gamma rays." – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 by Various
  4. In 1669, Hooke made the first attempt to ascertain the parallax of a fixed star, and selected for this purpose Gamma Draconis, a bright star in the Head of the Dragon. – The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost' by Thomas Orchard
  5. Gamma rays were bombarding it! – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 by Various
  6. Gamma radiation; a great deal of gamma. – The Answer by Henry Beam Piper
  7. " Some day, when I am grown brave," she thought, " Gamma- gata will come back to me; but he will not come yet." – The Blue Moon by Laurence Housman
  8. The contrast and gamma values have been adjusted to restore the images. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  9. Observations of gamma Draconis have been made with it, when the star passed between 20h and 17h, with some observations for adjustment at a still more advanced time. – Autobiography of Sir George Biddell Airy by George Biddell Airy
  10. She has an invitation to a Pi Kappa Gamma dance and she has been refused permission to go. – Grace Harlowe's First Year at Overton College by Jessie Graham Flower
  11. He took the full dose of gamma rays right in his back. – The Image and the Likeness by John Scott Campbell
  12. The small star of gamma Andromedae is so far separated as to shew a broad dark space between its components. – Autobiography of Sir George Biddell Airy by George Biddell Airy
  13. I told him what Snap and I had learned: the Gamma rays from the moon, proving that Grantline had concentrated a considerable ore- body. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 by Various
  14. We can separate the three different kinds of rays- the alpha, the beta, and the gamma- by magnetic devices, but we cannot cork them up and isolate them, as we can musk and the attar of roses. – The Breath of Life by John Burroughs
  15. " I will," said Katipah; " O Gamma- gata, it is a very little thing that I ask." – The Blue Moon by Laurence Housman
  16. " Gamma- gata," she cried; till the twilight drew sea and land together, and she was left alone. – The Blue Moon by Laurence Housman
  17. In many respects, it was the most interesting of all, for the bomb blast and the accompanying deluge of gamma radiation occurred just at the instant of conception. – The Image and the Likeness by John Scott Campbell
  18. In the Ambassador's room, an invisible spray of gamma rays silently began to flood the room with deadly radiation. – Diplomatic Immunity by Robert Sheckley
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