alpha angle n.
The angle between the visual and the optic axes as they cross at the nodal point of the eye.
The angle between the visual line and the major axis of the corneal ellipse.
- Alpha axp 21164
alpha axp 21164 processor A 1 GIPS version of the DEC Alpha processor. The first commercially available sequential 1 GIPS processor. Announced 1994-09-7. (http://digital.com/info/semiconductor/dsc-21164.html). (1995-05-10)
- Alpha-beta brass
an alloy of from 55 to 61 percent copper with from 39 to 45 percent zinc.
to put or arrange in order. to express by or furnish with an . verb (transitive) to arrange in conventional alphabetical order to express by an alphabet v. 1866, from alphabet + -ize. Related: Alphabetized; alphabetizing.
- Alpha blocker
any of various substances that interfere with the action of the alpha receptors. noun any of various drugs that prevent the stimulation of alpha-adrenergic receptors that increase blood pressure Usage Note medicine
- Alpha brass
any alloy of copper and zinc, a homogeneous solid solution containing more than 64 percent copper.