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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Physics The splitting of spectral lines caused by the magnetic moments of orbiting electrons in the atomic nucleus.
  • n. Biology See ultrastructure.

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  • n. the presence of groups of closely spaced spectrum lines observed in the atomic spectrum of certain elements


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