Bohr theory

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Definition of Bohr theory

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

First Known Use of Bohr theory

1914, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bohr theory

Niels Bohr

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“Bohr theory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bohr%20theory. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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Bohr theory

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: 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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