Business / Finance / Gamma: A profit on a securities transaction recognized by selling a security for more than the security originally cost. The gain is the difference between the cost and the sale.

Time Gamma Curve

Entertainment / Photography / Time Gamma Curve: See gamma. MORE

Gamma Rays

Science / Chemistry / Gamma Rays: A very high energy form of electromagnetic radiation, typically with wavelengths of less than 3 pm. Gamma rays are produced by certain nuclear decay processes, and are used to sterilize food. MORE

Gamma Amino Butyric Acid (GABA)

Health / Vitamins / Gamma Amino Butyric Acid (GABA): Amino acid classified as an important inhibitory neurotransmitter, stimulating relaxation and sleep, ensures balance between excitation and inhibition, stimulates the Human Growth Hormone, anti-aging MORE

Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA)

Health / Vitamins / Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA): Essential fatty acid contained especially by plant-extracted oils, useful in normal brain function, growth, normal development, bone strength, skin and hair growth stimulation, stimulator of reproduct MORE


Entertainment / Photography / Radiography: Technique of using x-rays, gamma rays and charged particles to form shadow images on photographic materials. Used in medical and industrial research because of its ability to penetrate opaque objects. MORE

G Curve

Entertainment / Photography / G Curve: Average gradient of a characteristic curve, describing similar characteristics to gamma, but measuring the slope from a line joining the lower and upper limits of the curve actually used in practice. MORE