Meaning of Bohr theory

Bohr' the"ory

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— Physics. Physics.
  1. a theory of atomic structure in which the hydrogen 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.
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