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Absorption Spectrum

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1. absorption spectrum

the spectrum of electromagnetic radiation that has passed through a medium that absorbed radiation of certain wavelengths

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Absorption Spectrum

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noun
the characteristic pattern of dark lines or bands that occurs when electromagnetic radiation is passed through an absorbing medium into a spectroscope. An equivalent pattern occurs as coloured lines or bands in the emission spectrum of that medium

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Absorption Spectrum

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a spectrum with a pattern of dark bands or lines created when light passes through a gas or liquid into a spectroscope: the chemical elements of the gas or liquid absorb specific wavelengths of light creating a unique pattern which can be used to analyze the gas or liquid chemically

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Absorption Spectrum

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n.
The electromagnetic spectrum observed when radiation traverses a particular absorbing medium and the different wavelengths are separated by a spectroscope. The absorption pattern of an element is unique and can be used to identify the substance of the medium.

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