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Definition of beta

beta

adjective

  • a pre-release product that is released for testing.
    They call all of its products beta in order to deflect criticism.
    We have a few products in beta at the moment.

    Last edited on Nov 04 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

  • characterized by a lack of "manliness," confidence, or bravado. The opposite of alpha.

    Last edited on Apr 18 2014. Submitted by Anonymous on Jun 02 2011.

noun - uncountable

  • marijuana.
    Here's some grade A beta.
    This definition is questionable and is pending deletion. It will be saved from deletion if legitimate citations are found.

    Last edited on Apr 18 2014. Submitted by Brendan on Dec 06 2002.

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