electron probe

noun

Definition of electron probe

: a microprobe that uses an electron beam to induce X-ray emissions in a sample

First Known Use of electron probe

1943, in the meaning defined above

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“Electron probe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electron%20probe. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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