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But a bright yellow line seen through the spectroscope, initially thought to be an identifier of sodium, did not match the wavelength of sodium.
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Origin and Etymology of spectroscope
First Known Use: 1861See Words from the same year
SPECTROSCOPE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of spectroscope for English Language Learners
: a device that is used to measure the properties of light
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