Bohr atom

noun \ˈbȯr-\

Definition of Bohr atom

  1. :  the atom as described by the Bohr theory consisting of a positively charged nucleus with electrons revolving around it in any of many possible circular orbits each corresponding to a distinct energy state — compare rutherford atom

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Origin and Etymology of bohr atom

after Niels H. D. Bohr †1962 Danish physicist

First Known Use: 1923

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