monochromator

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noun mono·chro·ma·tor \ˌmä-nə-ˈkrō-ˌmā-tər\

Definition of monochromator

  1. :  a device for isolating a narrow portion of a spectrum

Origin and Etymology of monochromator

monochromatic + illuminator


First Known Use: 1909


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monochromator

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noun mono·chro·ma·tor \ˌmän-ə-ˈkrō-ˌmāt-ər\

Medical Definition of monochromator

  1. :  a device for isolating a narrow portion of a spectrum


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