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L-line

[ el-lahyn ]
/ ˈɛlˌlaɪn /
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noun Physics.
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.
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Origin of L-line

First recorded in 1965–70
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