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M-line

[em-lahyn] /ˈɛmˌlaɪn/
noun, Physics.
1.
one of a series of lines (M-series) in the x-ray spectrum of an atom corresponding to radiation (M-radiation) caused by the transition of an electron to the M-shell.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
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