[ el-lahyn ]

  1. one of a series of lines (L-series ) in the x-ray spectrum of an atom corresponding to radiation (L-radiation ) caused by the transition of an electron to the L-shell.

Origin of L-line

First recorded in 1965–70

Words Nearby L-line

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How to use L-line in a sentence

  • An' Colter says he was ridin' with you an' that you was followin' them tracks that led to town from that Circle L line cabin.

    The Trail Horde | Charles Alden Seltzer