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rydberg
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noun
Physics.
a unit of energy used in atomic physics, equal to 13.606 electronvolts.
Abbreviation:
ry
Origin:
named for Johannes Robert
Rydberg
(1854–1919), Swedish physicist
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rydberg
noun
a wave number characteristic of the wave spectrum of each element
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