(in the Bohr atom) the radius of the electron orbit having the lowest energy.
a theory of atomic structure in which the hydrogen atom (Bohr atom, ) is assumed to consist of a proton as nucleus, with a single electron moving in distinct circular orbits around it, each orbit corresponding to a specific quantized energy state: the theory was extended to other atoms. noun a theory of atomic structure […]
bohr, niels Bohr, Niels [(bawr)]
a superheavy, synthetic, radioactive element with a very short half-life. Symbol: Bh; atomic number: 107. noun a transuranic element artificially produced in minute quantities by bombarding 204Bi atoms with 54Cr nuclei. Symbol: Bh; atomic no: 107 Former names element 107, unnilseptium bohrium (bôr’ē-əm) Symbol Bh A synthetic, radioactive element that is produced by bombarding bismuth […]
Extremely Disparaging and Offensive. a contemptuous term used to refer to an unskilled or semiskilled foreign-born laborer, especially from east central or southeastern Europe. Compare hunky2 . a rough, stupid person. Historical Examples The Snow-Burner Henry Oyen noun (US & Canadian, offensive, slang) a labourer from east or central Europe noun n. An immigrant from […]