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electron shell definition

  • noun:
    • The collective states of electrons in an atom getting the exact same main quantum quantity (visualized as an orbit when the electrons move).
    • a grouping of electrons surrounding the nucleus of an atom
    • The collective says of all of the electrons in an atom obtaining the same principal quantum number (visualized as an orbit where electrons move).
    • a grouping of electrons surrounding the nucleus of an atom
    • The collective states of electrons in an atom obtaining the same major quantum number (visualized as an orbit where the electrons move).
    • a grouping of electrons surrounding the nucleus of an atom
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