exclusion principle

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exclusion principle

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Definition of EXCLUSION PRINCIPLE

:  a principle in physics: no two particles (as electrons) in an atom or molecule can have the same set of quantum numbers —called also Pauli exclusion principle

First Known Use of EXCLUSION PRINCIPLE

1926

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