k radiation

K-radiation

[key-rey-dee-ey-shuhn]
noun Physics.
See under K-line.
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K-line

[key-lahyn]
noun Physics.
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

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