Definition of mass spectrum in English:

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mass spectrum

noun

A distribution of ions shown by the use of a mass spectrograph or mass spectrometer.
Example sentences
  • Their authenticity was confirmed by UV, electrospray mass spectra and high-field proton NMR spectroscopy.
  • The structures of these derivatives were characterized with proton nuclear magnetic resonance, infrared and mass spectra.
  • The resulting fragment ions were subjected to mass analysis to produce a tandem mass spectrum.

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Syllabification: mass spec·trum

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