radioactive decay

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radioactive decay

The continual loss of energy by radioactive substances. Disintegration of the nucleus by the emission of alpha, beta, or gamma rays eventually results in the complete loss of radioactivity. The time required for some materials to become stable may be minutes and, for others, thousands of years.
See: half-life
See also: decay
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Some other enhancements include four selectable muting functions: music mute on, where both cabin chatter and radio activity mutes the music; music mute off, for uninterrupted music flow regardless of radio or intercom activity; radio mute, where only the aircraft radio mutes the music; and intercom mute, where only activity inside the cabin mutes the music.

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