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Noun Concept
Categories: Spectroscopy, Articles with short description
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absorption band  absorption line  absorption spectral line  spectral absorption line
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A dark band in the spectrum of white light that has been transmitted through a substance that exhibits absorption at selective wavelengths WordNet 3.0
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A dark band in the spectrum of white light that has been transmitted through a substance that exhibits absorption at selective wavelengths WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
According to quantum mechanics, atoms and molecules can only hold certain defined quantities of energy, or exist in specific states. Wikipedia
Range on the electromagnetic spectrum which are characteristic of a certain transition from initial to final state in a substance Wikidata
A range of wavelengths (or, equivalently, frequencies) in the electromagnetic spectrum which are able to excite a particular transition in a substance. OmegaWiki
One of any number of ranges of wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by a substance. Wiktionary
Absorbed wavelength. Wiktionary (translation)
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