Aufbau principle

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Aufbau principle

[′au̇f‚bau̇ ¦prin·sə·pəl]
(chemistry)
A description of the building up of the elements in which the structure of each in sequence is obtained by simultaneously adding one positive charge (proton) to the nucleus of the atom and one negative charge (electron) to an atomic orbital.
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