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total quantum number

noun, Physics.

principal quantum number

noun, Physics.
1.
the nonnegative, integral quantum number that defines the stationary orbits in the Bohr model of the atom.
Also called total quantum number.
Origin of principal quantum number
1920-1925
1920-25
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