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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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(General Physics) a mass spectrometer that produces a photographic record of the mass spectrum
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|Noun||1.||mass spectrograph - a mass spectrometer that produces a graphical representation of the mass spectrum|
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