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spectrometer

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noun spec·trom·e·ter \spek-ˈträ-mə-tər\

Definition of spectrometer

  1. 1 :  an instrument used for measuring wavelengths of light spectra

  2. 2 :  any of various analytical instruments in which an emission (as of particles or radiation) is dispersed according to some property (as mass or energy) of the emission and the amount of dispersion is measured <nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer>

spec·tro·met·ric play \ˌspek-trə-ˈme-trik\ adjective
spec·trom·e·try play \spek-ˈträ-mə-trē\ noun


Origin of spectrometer

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1874


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spectrometer

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noun spec·trom·e·ter \spek-ˈträm-ət-ər\

Medical Definition of spectrometer

  1. 1:  an instrument used for measuring wavelengths of light spectra

  2. 2:  any of various analytical instruments in which an emission (as of particles or radiation) is dispersed according to some property (as mass or energy) of the emission and the amount of dispersion is measured <nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer>

  3. spec·tro·met·ric \ˌspek-trə-ˈme-trik\play adjective
    spec·trom·e·try \spek-ˈträm-ə-trē\play noun, plural spec·trom·e·tries





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