Definitions for nuclear magnetic resonance
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
nu′clear magnet′ic res′onance(n.)
the selective absorption of electromagnetic radiation by an atomic nucleus in the presence of a strong, static, magnetic field.
Origin of nuclear magnetic resonance:
nuclear magnetic resonance, NMR, proton magnetic resonance(noun)
resonance of protons to radiation in a magnetic field
nuclear magnetic resonance(Noun)
The absorption of electromagnetic radiation (radio waves), at a specific frequency, by an atomic nucleus placed in a strong magnetic field; used in spectroscopy and in magnetic resonance imaging.
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