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K-radiation

[key-rey-dee-ey-shuh n] /ˈkeɪˌreɪ diˌeɪ ʃən/
noun, Physics.
1.
See under K-line.

K-line

[key-lahyn] /ˈkeɪˌlaɪn/
noun, Physics.
1.
one of a series of lines (K-series) in the x-ray spectrum of an atom corresponding to radiation (K-radiation) produced by the transition of an electron to the K-shell.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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