autosampler

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noun au·to·sam·pler \ˈȯ-tō-ˌsam-plər\

Definition of autosampler

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of autosampler

auto- + 2sampler


First Known Use: 1916


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