Bohr theory

noun

: a theory in early quantum physics: an atom consists of a positively charged nucleus about which revolves one or more electrons of quantized energy

Word History

Etymology

Niels Bohr

First Known Use

1914, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Bohr theory was in 1914

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“Bohr theory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bohr%20theory. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

Bohr theory

noun
: a theory in early quantum physics: an atom consists of a positively charged nucleus about which revolves one or more electrons of quantized energy

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