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Balmer series

[bahl-mer] /ˈbɑl mər/
noun, Physics.
a series of lines in the visible spectrum of hydrogen.
Origin of Balmer series
1960-65; named after J. J. Balmer (1825-98), Swiss physicist who derived its formula Unabridged
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Balmer series

/German ˈbalmər/
a series of lines in the hydrogen spectrum, discovered by Johann Jakob Balmer (1825–98) in 1885
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