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A spectroscope equipped with scales for measuring wavelengths or indexes of refraction.
spec′tro·met′ric (-trə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
(General Physics) any instrument for producing a spectrum, esp one in which wavelength, energy, intensity, etc, can be measured. See also mass spectrometer
spec•trom•e•ter(spɛkˈtrɒm ɪ tər)
an optical device for measuring wavelengths, deviation of refracted rays, and angles between faces of a prism, esp. an instrument consisting of a slit through which light passes, a collimator, a prism that deviates the light, and a telescope through which the deviated light is viewed and examined.
spec`tro•met′ric (-trəˈmɛ trɪk) adj.
A spectroscope equipped with devices for measuring the wavelengths of the radiation observed by it.
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|Noun||1.||spectrometer - spectroscope for obtaining a mass spectrum by deflecting ions into a thin slit and measuring the ion current with an electrometer|
mass spectrograph - a mass spectrometer that produces a graphical representation of the mass spectrum