monochromator

noun
mono·​chro·​ma·​tor | \ ˌmä-nə-ˈkrō-ˌmā-tər How to pronounce monochromator (audio) \

Definition of monochromator

: a device for isolating a narrow portion of a spectrum

First Known Use of monochromator

1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for monochromator

monochromatic + illuminator

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The first known use of monochromator was in 1909

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“Monochromator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monochromator. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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monochromator

noun
mono·​chro·​ma·​tor | \ ˌmän-ə-ˈkrō-ˌmāt-ər How to pronounce monochromator (audio) \

Medical Definition of monochromator

: a device for isolating a narrow portion of a spectrum

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