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spectrometer

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

Definition of SPECTROMETER

1
:  an instrument used for measuring wavelengths of light spectra
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 \ˌspek-trə-ˈme-trik\ adjective
spec·trom·e·try \spek-ˈträ-mə-trē\ noun

Origin of SPECTROMETER

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1874

spectrometer

noun spec·trom·e·ter \spek-ˈträm-ət-ər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SPECTROMETER

1
:  an instrument used for measuring wavelengths of light spectra
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 \ˌspek-trə-ˈme-trik\ adjective
spec·trom·e·try \spek-ˈträm-ə-trē\ noun, plural spec·trom·e·tries

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