English dictionary

beta meaning and definition

BETA noun

Definition of beta (noun)

  1. the 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet
  2. beets

BETA adjective

Definition of beta (adjective)

  1. second in order of importance
    • "the candidate, considered a beta male, was perceived to be unable to lead his party to victory"
  2. preliminary or testing stage of a software or hardware product
    • "a beta version"; "beta software"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet