M-line

[ em-lahyn ]
/ ˈɛmˌlaɪn /

noun Physics.

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

QUIZZES

This Word Of The Day Quiz Is Far From Thersitical
Have you mastered the meaning of phronesis? How about plethoric? Take the quiz on the words from the week of February 17 to 23 to find out.
Question 1 of 7
Lincolnesque

Origin of M-line

First recorded in 1920–25
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Medical definitions for m line

M line

n.

A fine dark band in the center of the H band in the myofibrils of striated muscle fibers.M band
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.