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Spectrum of absorption lines produced when light passes through and is partially absorbed by a substance.
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electronic absorption spectrum
Any spectrum produced by the absorption of electromagnetic radiation by ions, atoms, or molecules as a result of electron excitation.
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The spectrum resulting when light from one source is passed through another material; for example, a tenuous gas.
The result is a series of dark bands crossing the spectrum, known as absorption lines.
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