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Bohr magneton

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noun Physics.

a unit that is used to indicate the magnetic moment of the electron structure in an atom, equal to 9.27 × 10−21 erg/gauss.

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Also called electronic Bohr magneton.

Origin of Bohr magneton

First recorded in 1920–25; after N. Bohr

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Bohr magneton

See under magneton.
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