molecular spectrum

noun

Definition of molecular spectrum

: a spectrum of radiation due to electron transitions and other quantum energy changes within molecules and consisting of series of characteristic spectrum bands which are found upon high dispersion to be made up of very fine lines

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“Molecular spectrum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/molecular%20spectrum. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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