Definition of Rydberg

1. Noun. A wave number characteristic of the wave spectrum of each element.

Exact synonyms: Rydberg Constant, Rydberg Unit
Generic synonyms: Wave Number

Definition of Rydberg

1. Proper noun. A surname of Swedish origin, derived from ryd, ''woodland clearing'' + berg, ''mountain'' ¹

2. Proper noun. Johannes Rydberg, Swedish physicist. ¹

3. Proper noun. A lunar impact crater that is located on the far side of the Moon ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rydberg

rya rug
ryanodine receptor calcium release channel
rydberg (current term)
rydberg constant
rydberg unit
rye bread
rye breads
rye ergot
rye flake
rye flakes
rye smut
rye whiskey
rye whisky

Literary usage of Rydberg

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Englander by William Lathrop Kingsley (1880)
"The idea of the accomplished Swedish author—Viktor rydberg—is one which has suggested itself doubtless to many other persons, as they have stood ..."

2. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1880)
"plished Swedish author—Viktor rydberg—-is one which has sug- - . gested itself ... rydberg proposes a new solution of the vexed question as to what the ..."

3. Atomic Theories by F. H. Loring (1921)
"APPENDIX V THE rydberg CONSTANT THE constant, as used in the type of equation given by Bohr (Chapter X), in which it has the value 3-290 x1015 is not, ..."

4. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1900)
"IDAHO: Henry's Lake, July 31, 1897, rydberg & Bessey, 3703. Agropyron violaceum(Hornem. ... YELLOWSTONE PARK: Electric Peak, Aug. 18, 1897, rydberg ..."

5. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1909)
"rydberg, PA Scandinavians who have contributed to the knowledge of the flora of N'orth America, pa, $1. '07. Augustana college and theological seminary, ..."

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