[ key-rey-dee-ey-shuh n ]
/ ˈkeɪˌreɪ diˌeɪ ʃən /
See under K-line.
Science Terms That We All Pretend To KnowIn the spirit of scientific community and understanding, let's clear up some misconceptions around a few of the most misunderstood scientific terms. Let’s boldly go where no man has gone before.
Definition for k-radiation (2 of 2)
[ key-lahyn ]
/ ˈkeɪˌlaɪn /
one of a series of lines (K-series) in the x-ray spectrum of an atom corresponding to radiation (K-radiation) produced by the transition of an electron to the K-shell.
Origin of K-line
First recorded in 1895–1900
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019