time-of-flight


time–of–flight

adjective \ˈtīm-ə(v)-ˈflīt\

Definition of TIME-OF-FLIGHT

:  of, relating to, being, or done with an instrument (as a mass spectrometer) that separates particles (as ions) according to the time required for them to traverse a tube of a certain length

First Known Use of TIME-OF-FLIGHT

1945

time–of–flight

adjective \ˌtīm-ə(v)-ˌflīt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TIME–OF–FLIGHT

: of, relating to, being, or done with an instrument (as a mass spectrometer) that separates particles (as ions) according to the time required for them to traverse a tube of a certain length <a time–of–flight imaging system> <time–of–flight magnetic resonance angiography>—abbreviation TOF

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