raie ultime

noun

raie ul·​time
ˌrāˌülˈtēm
plural raies ultimes
"
: one of the observed lines of the spectrum of an element which are the last to disappear as the quantity of the element is decreased

called also ultimate line

Word History

Etymology

French, literally, ultimate line

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“Raie ultime.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/raie%20ultime. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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