autosampler

noun
au·​to·​sam·​pler | \ ˈȯ-tō-ˌsam-plər How to pronounce autosampler (audio) \

Definition of autosampler

: a device that automatically loads collected samples (as for spectroscopic or chromatographic analysis) into a laboratory instrument New autosamplers … have contributed substantially to the advancement of combinatorial chemistry, because the increased speed and decreased sample amounts have considerably reduced the cost of experiments.— Terrance A. Rooney

First Known Use of autosampler

1916, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for autosampler

auto- + sampler entry 2

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Cite this Entry

“Autosampler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/autosampler. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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