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A lamp fimament is made of tungsten. Why do we get a continuous spectrum rather than a tungsten line spectrum when light from an incandescent lamp is viewed with a spectroscope?

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    Very few, if any, tungsten atoms are excited; therefore, there is no line spectrum.

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