autosampler

noun au·to·sam·pler \ ˈȯ-tō-ˌsam-plər \

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

Origin and Etymology of autosampler


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