excited state
noun Date: 1927 a state of a physical system (as an atomic nucleus, an atom, or a molecule) that is higher in energy than the ground state

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  • excited state — sužadintoji būsena statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. excitation state; excited state vok. angeregter Zustand, m; Anregungszustand, m; Erregungszustand, m rus. возбуждённое состояние, n pranc. état d’excitation, m; état excité, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • excited state — noun any state of a particle or system of particles that has a higher energy than that of its ground state …   Wiktionary

  • excited state — excit′ed state′ n. phs an energy level of a physical system, esp. an atom, molecule, or nucleus, that has higher energy than the ground state …   From formal English to slang

  • excited state — Physics. any of the energy levels of a physical system, esp. an atom, molecule, etc., that has higher energy than the lowest energy level. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • excited state — the condition of a nucleus, atom, or molecule produced by the addition of energy to the system as the result of absorption of photons or of inelastic collisions with other particles or systems …   Medical dictionary

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