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fraunhofer lines

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Fraun=ho=fer lines

CIDE DICTIONARY

fraunhofer linesprop. n. pl. 
     The lines of the spectrum; especially and properly, the dark lines of the solar spectrum, so called because first accurately observed and interpreted by Fraunhofer, a German physicist.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

fraunhofer lines, n.pl. the dark lines visible in solar and stellar spectra.

Etymology
J. von Fraunhofer, Bavarian physicist d. 1826

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