Synonyms and Antonyms for bohr-theory

1. Bohr theory (n.)

(physics) a theory of atomic structure that combined Rutherford's model with the quantum theory; electrons orbiting a nucleus can only be in certain stationary energy states and light is emitted when electrons jump from one energy state to another

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2. theory-based (adj.)

based in theory rather than experiment

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3. M-theory (n.)

(particle physics) a theory that involves an eleven-dimensional universe in which the weak and strong forces and gravity are unified and to which all the string theories belong

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4. theory (n.)

a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena

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5. theory (n.)

a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena

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6. theory (n.)

a belief that can guide behavior

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7. Bohr (n.)

Danish physicist who studied atomic structure and radiations; the Bohr theory of the atom accounted for the spectrum of hydrogen (1885-1962)

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