Definition of Subshell

1. Noun. (chemistry) ,(physics) Atomic orbitals for which the values of the n and l quantum numbers are the same, such as the three 2p or five 3d atomic orbitals. ¹



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Definition of Subshell

1. one of the orbitals making up an electron shell of an atom [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subshell

subserviate
subservience
subserviences
subserviencies
subserviency
subservient
subserviently
subservientness
subserving
subsessile
subset
subsets
subshaft
subshafts
subshell (current term)
subshells
subshift
subshifts
subshock
subshrub
subshrubs
subside
subsided
subsidence
subsidences
subsider
subsiders
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subsidiaries

Literary usage of Subshell

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"As the iron(III) ion, with d6 configuration, has a half- filled d subshell and thus is spherically symmetric, it cannot contribute to the electric field ..."

2. The Principles of Economic Geology by William Harvey Emmons (1918)
"1 plane of the greater fault blocks—a plane in which the shell shears over the subshell. The huge thrust faults like those recognized in Alberta and Montana ..."

3. The Principles of Economic Geology by William Harvey Emmons (1918)
"plane of the greater fault blocks—a plane in which the shell shears over the subshell. The huge thrust faults like those recognized in Alberta and Montana ..."

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