resonance radiation: Meaning and Definition of

res'onance radia"tion

Pronunciation: [key]
— Physics. Physics.
  1. radiation emitted by an atom or molecule, having the same frequency as that of an incident particle, as a photon, and usually involving a transition to the lowest energy level of the atom or molecule.
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