Definition of spectrometer in English:

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spectrometer

Pronunciation: /spekˈträmədər/

noun

An apparatus used for recording and measuring spectra, especially as a method of analysis.
Example sentences
  • Experimentally, we compared the quantitative distribution of each pigment based on our proposed method with one measured using a spectrometer.
  • The specimens were subjected to element analysis by an energy-dispersive spectrometer.
  • The spectrometer provides the measure of the gold carat.

Derivatives

spectrometric

Pronunciation: /ˌspektrəˈmetrik/
adjective
Example sentences
  • On the laboratory's first day of operation, a defective aircraft engine was identified through spectrometric wear metal analysis.
  • High-performance liquid chromatography methods gave results close to those found using mass spectrometric techniques.
  • Recovery of the single spots and subsequent mass spectrometric analysis revealed that the polypeptides in both spot clusters belonged to gelsolin.

spectrometry

Pronunciation: /ˈspekˈträmətrē/
noun
Example sentences
  • The charcoal tubes were desorbed with 1 ml of methylene chloride and analyzed by gas chromatography and mass spectrometry.
  • The assay was validated directly by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry.
  • The other way is to use gas chromatography/mass spectrometry to measure how much of the offending compounds are in pond water.

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Syllabification: spec·trom·e·ter

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