Definitions for absorption spectrum
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the spectrum formed by electromagnetic radiation that has passed through a medium in which radiation of certain frequencies is absorbed.
Origin of absorption spectrum:
the spectrum of electromagnetic radiation that has passed through a medium that absorbed radiation of certain wavelengths
The characteristic pattern of dark lines or bands that occurs when electromagnetic radiation is passed through an absorbing medium into a spectroscope.
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