gas chromatograph


Definition of gas chromatograph

: an instrument used to separate a sample into components in gas chromatography

Examples of gas chromatograph in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The primary instrument on the Viking landers, a gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer, used heat to try and find these molecules. Ashley May, USA TODAY, "NASA may have burned best proof of life on Mars by accident over 40 years ago," 12 July 2018 Although almost completely paralyzed, Rhyme works with utmost efficiency from the living room of his townhouse, which comes fully equipped with high-tech gadgets, including a very serious gas chromatograph/mass spectrometer. Marilyn Stasio, New York Times, "Solving Crimes the Old-Fashioned Way," 13 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of gas chromatograph

1958, in the meaning defined above

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“Gas chromatograph.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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