absorption spectrum

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /æbˈsɔɹp.ʃn̩ ˈspɜk.tɹəm/, /æbˈzɔɹp.ʃn̩ ˈspɜk.tɹəm/, /əbˈzɔɹp.ʃn̩ ˈspɜk.tɹəm/, /əbˈsɔɹp.ʃn̩ ˈspɜk.tɹəm/

Noun[edit]

absorption spectrum (plural absorption spectra or absorption spectrums)

  1. (physics) The characteristic pattern of dark lines or bands that occurs when electromagnetic radiation is passed through an absorbing medium into a spectroscope.

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