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hyperfine

adjective hy·per·fine \ˈhī-pər-ˌfīn\

Definition of HYPERFINE

:  being or relating to a fine-structure multiplet occurring in an atomic spectrum that is due to interaction between electrons and nuclear spin

First Known Use of HYPERFINE

1926

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