AskDefine | Define orbital

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orbital adj
1 of or relating to an orbit; "orbital revolution"; "orbital velocity"
2 of or relating to the eye socket; "orbital scale"; "orbital arch"

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  1. Of, or related to an orbit.


orbital (plural orbitals)
  1. A specification of the energy and probability density of an electron at any point in an atom or molecule.

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orbital in Chinese: 軌域

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