energy level
noun Date: 1910 one of the stable states of constant energy that may be assumed by a physical system — used especially of the quantum states of electrons in atoms and of nuclei; called also energy state

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  • Energy level — A quantum mechanical system or particle that is bound that is, confined spatially can only take on certain discrete values of energy. This contrasts with classical particles, which can have any energy. These discrete values are called energy… …   Wikipedia

  • energy level — 1. a comparative level of capacity for vigorous activity: The child has a high energy level. 2. Also called energy state. Physics. one of a quantized series of states in which matter may exist, each having constant energy and separated from… …   Universalium

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  • energy level — energijos lygmuo statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Energijos vertė, kurią gali turėti kvantinė sistema stacionariojoje būsenoje. atitikmenys: angl. energy level rus. уровень энергии; энергетический уровень …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • energy level — energijos lygmuo statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. energy level vok. Energieniveau, n rus. уровень энергии, m; энергетический уровень, m pranc. niveau d’énergie, m; niveau énergétique, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • energy level — noun a definite stable energy that a physical system can have; used especially of the state of electrons in atoms or molecules according to quantum theory only certain energy levels are possible • Syn: ↑energy state • Hypernyms: ↑energy, ↑free… …   Useful english dictionary

  • energy level — /ˈɛnədʒi lɛvəl/ (say enuhjee levuhl) noun one of a number of quantised energy states in which a nucleus, atom, or molecule can exist. Transitions between different levels involve the loss or gain of a finite quantity of energy. Also, energy state …   Australian English dictionary

  • energy level — en′ergy lev el n. phs one of a quantized series of states in which matter may exist, each having constant energy and separated from others in the series by finite quantities of energy Also called en′ergy state …   From formal English to slang

  • energy level — noun any of the discrete stable energies that a quantum mechanical system (such as the electrons of an atom) can have …   Wiktionary

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