sodium light

noun

Definition of sodium light

: the yellow light of glowing sodium vapor consisting chiefly of two monochromatic portions of wavelength 5890 and 5896 angstroms corresponding respectively to the D2 and D1 Fraunhofer lines

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“Sodium light.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sodium%20light. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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