Definitions for bohr theory
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a quantum theory in which electrons move around an atomic nucleus in distinct circular orbits corresponding to quantized energy levels.
Origin of Bohr theory:
1920–25; after N. Bohr
(physics) a theory of atomic structure that combined Rutherford's model with the quantum theory; electrons orbiting a nucleus can only be in certain stationary energy states and light is emitted when electrons jump from one energy state to another