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n-shell

n-shell
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [en shel]
    • /ɛn ʃɛl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [en shel]
    • /ɛn ʃɛl/

Definition of n-shell word

  • noun n-shell the fourth shell of electrons surrounding the nucleus of an atom and containing, when filled, 32 electrons having principal quantum number 4. 1

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Origin of n-shell

First appearance:

before 1920
One of the 12% newest English words
First recorded in 1920-25

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Parts of speech for N-shell

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

n-shell popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 43% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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