[ el-rey-dee-ey-shuh n ]
/ ˈɛlˌreɪ diˌeɪ ʃən /

noun Physics.

See under L-line.


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Definition for l-radiation (2 of 2)

[ el-lahyn ]
/ ˈɛlˌlaɪn /

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.

Origin of L-line

First recorded in 1965–70
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