Definition of Hyperfine

1. Adjective. Extremely fine or thin, as in a spectral line split into two or more components. "Hyperfine structure"

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Definition of Hyperfine

1. Adjective. Extremely fine, especially of the hyperfine structure in the spectra of atoms and molecules. ¹

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Definition of Hyperfine

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyperfine

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hyperextension
hyperextension-hyperflexion injury
hyperextensions
hyperexuberance
hyperfast
hyperfastidious
hyperfeminine
hyperfeminized
hyperferraemia
hyperferremia
hyperfibrinogenaemia
hyperfibrinolysis
hyperfiction
hyperfiltration
hyperfine (current term)
hyperfine structure
hyperfinite
hyperflexion
hyperfocal
hyperfocal distance
hyperfocus
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hyperfolliculoidism
hyperforeign
hyperforeignism
hyperforeignisms
hyperfractionation
hyperfructosaemia
hyperfullerene

Literary usage of Hyperfine

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"We have analyzed the hyperfine tensor of S3S in a single crystal of ... The hyperfine tensor has axial symmetry within experimental error, and the unique ..."

2. Precision Spectroscopy, Diode Lasers, and Optical Frequency Measuredited by Leo Hollberg edited by Leo Hollberg (2000)
"VOLUME 64, NUMBER 2 5 PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 18 JUNE 1990 hyperfine Structure of the Metastable S5>2 State of 17O Using an AlGaAs Diode Laser at 777 nm GM ..."

3. Bose-Einstein Condensation: An Introduction edited by Keith Burnett, Mark Edwards, Charles W. Clark (1996)
"However, we note that the final results are based on the full Hamiltonian, the exactly calculated ground and excited state wavefunctions, and the hyperfine ..."

4. The Command of Light: Rowland's School of Physics and the Spectrum by George Kean Sweetnam (2000)
"3 Beyond fine structure, hyperfine structure challenged theorists to extend their ... Observations of hyperfine structure required "the sharpest lines and ..."

5. Proceedings of the Workshop on Ion and Slow Positron Beam Utilisation by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, NEA Nuclear Science Committee, Instituto Tecnologico e Nuclear (1999)
"COMBINED ION BEAN AND hyperfine INTERACTION STUDIES OF ... precision RBS/channelling, PIXE/channelling and hyperfine interaction techniques is presented. ..."

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