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A mass spectroscope that records its data electronically.
mass spectrometry n.
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(General Physics) an analytical instrument in which ions, produced from a sample, are separated by electric or magnetic fields according to their ratios of charge to mass. A record is produced (mass spectrum) of the types of ion present and their relative amounts
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a device that uses deflection of ions in an electromagnetic field as a basis for identifying the kinds of particles present in a substance.
mass′ spectrom′etry, n.
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|Noun||1.||mass 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
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