caesium clock

noun

a type of atomic clock that uses the frequency of radiation absorbed in changing the spin of electrons in caesium atomsSee also second 2

Nearby words

  1. caesarian,
  2. caesarism,
  3. caesaropapism,
  4. caesious,
  5. caesium,
  6. caespitose,
  7. caesura,
  8. caesurae,
  9. caetano,
  10. caf

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