adjective. extremely fine or thin, as in a spectral line split into two or more components.
- fine (English)
- fin (Middle English (1100-1500))
- hyper- (English)
- ὑπέρ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Example sentences of the word hyperfine
There are also quantum effects that are not explained by the model, such as the Zeeman effect and the existence of fine and hyperfine structure in spectral lines.
2. Noun, singular or mass
However, there are certain quantum effects it can not explain, such as the Zeeman effect or fine and hyperfine structure in spectral lines.