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  • abbreviation billion electron volts

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  • initialism physics (US) billion electron volt, 109 eV. A unit used for measuring the energy of subatomic particles.

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  • They replaced the front panel of the console and Tad looked at the BeV meter.

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  • "The forecast Kennedy gave us was upwards of twelve thousand BeV at Earthpoint," said Anoshi.

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  • We can now observe with our own eyes all the strange processes which occur when high-energy beams from BeV machines are directed into your chamber.

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  • Evidently Tad went out as soon as their BeV showed it was safe to do so. "

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