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spectroscope

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noun spec·tro·scope \ˈspek-trə-ˌskōp\

Simple Definition of spectroscope

  • : a device that is used to measure the properties of light

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of spectroscope

  1. :  an instrument for forming and examining spectra especially in the visible region of the electromagnetic spectrum

spectroscopic play \ˌspek-trə-ˈskä-pik\ adjective
spectroscopically play \-pi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
spectroscopist play \spek-ˈträs-kə-pist\ noun

Origin of spectroscope

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1861


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spectroscope

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noun spec·tro·scope \ˈspek-trə-ˌskōp\

Medical Definition of spectroscope

  1. :  an instrument for forming and examining optical spectra

spectroscopic \ˌspek-trə-ˈskäp-ik\play adjective
spectroscopically \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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