One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Nuclear Physics the absorption by an atomic nucleus of a particle having one of certain well-defined values of energy.
2Astronomy the capture of one celestial object by another as a result of the two of them reaching a state of resonance.
1930s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London.
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