Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

mass spectrometry

noun

Definition of mass spectrometry

  1. :  an instrumental method for identifying the chemical constitution of a substance by means of the separation of gaseous ions according to their differing mass and charge —called also mass spectroscopy

mass spectrometric

adjective

mass spectrometer

noun


1943

First Known Use of mass spectrometry

1943


Medical Dictionary

mass spectrometry

noun

Medical Definition of mass spectrometry

  1. :  an instrumental method for identifying the chemical constitution of a substance by means of the separation of gaseous ions according to their differing mass and charge—called also mass spectroscopy

mass spectrometric

adjective

mass spectrometrically

adverb



Learn More about mass spectrometry


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up mass spectrometry? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to criticize in a loud and angry way

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

confounded-person

Which is a synonym of indolent?

lazy melancholy philistine frenetic
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ