[ rid-burg ]

  1. a unit of energy used in atomic physics, equal to 13.606 electron-volts. Abbreviation: ry

Origin of rydberg

Named for Johannes Robert Rydberg (1854–1919), Swedish physicist

Words Nearby rydberg

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How to use rydberg in a sentence

  • They were at first attributed (by rydberg) to hydrogen and were called “additional lines of hydrogen”.

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  • They went to the Hotel rydberg again, and consulted the porter, who had been very kind to them before.

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  • They take their coffee in the Caf rydberg and look at catalogues of coins until six.

    The Red Room | August Strindberg
  • The Hôtel rydberg is also most popular, and the food is good.

  • Yes, sir; we are staying at the Hotel rydberg, which is the best in Stockholm.

    Up The Baltic | Oliver Optic