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emission spectrum


emission spectrum

noun

Definition of EMISSION SPECTRUM

:  an electromagnetic spectrum that derives its characteristics from the material of which the emitting source is made and from the way in which the material is excited—compare absorption spectrum
March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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