mass spectrograph


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mass spectrograph

n.
An instrument used to determine the masses of atoms or molecules, in which a beam of charged particles is passed through an electromagnetic field that separates particles of different masses. The resulting distribution or spectrum of masses is recorded on a photographic plate.

mass spectrography n.
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mass spectrograph

n
(General Physics) a mass spectrometer that produces a photographic record of the mass spectrum
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Noun1.mass spectrograph - a mass spectrometer that produces a graphical representation of the mass spectrummass spectrograph - a mass spectrometer that produces a graphical representation of the mass spectrum
mass spectrometer, spectrometer - spectroscope for obtaining a mass spectrum by deflecting ions into a thin slit and measuring the ion current with an electrometer
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