K-line

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

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To k-line
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: k-dur 20
Next Definition: k-lor
Words Near: k-line
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for k-line
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing k-line
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature