orbital(redirected from Orbitals)
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Of or relating to an orbit.
The wave function of an electron in an atom or molecule, indicating the electron's probable location.
1. of or denoting an orbit
2. (of a motorway or major road circuit) circling a large city
3. (Atomic Physics) a region surrounding an atomic nucleus in which the probability distribution of the electrons is given by a wave function
4. (Atomic Physics) an orbital road
or•bit•al(ˈɔr bɪ tl)
1. of or pertaining to an orbit.n.
a. a wave function describing the state of a single electron in an atom or in a molecule.
b. the electron in that state.
The region within the shell of an atom in which an electron is most likely to be found. One or more orbitals make up each electron shell.
|Adj.||1.||orbital - of or relating to an orbit; "orbital revolution"; "orbital velocity"|
|2.||orbital - of or relating to the eye socket; "orbital scale"; "orbital arch"|
orbital[ˈɔːbɪtəl] n (also orbital motorway) → raccordo anulare
a. orbital. rel. a la órbita;
___ fractures → fracturas ___ -es.