spectrophotometer

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spec·tro·pho·tom·e·ter

 (spĕk′trō-fō-tŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument used to determine the relative intensity of various wavelengths in a spectrum of light.

spec′tro·pho′to·met′ric (-fō′tə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
spec′tro·pho·tom′e·try n.

spectrophotometer

(ˌspɛktrəʊfəʊˈtɒmɪtə)
n
(General Physics) an instrument for producing or recording a spectrum and measuring the photometric intensity of each wavelength present, esp such an instrument used for infrared, visible, and ultraviolet radiation. See also spectrometer
[C19: from spectro- + photo- + -meter]
spectrophotometric adj
ˌspectrophoˈtometry n

spec•tro•pho•tom•e•ter

(ˌspɛk troʊ foʊˈtɒm ɪ tər)

n.
an instrument for making photometric comparisons between parts of spectra.
[1880–85]
spec`tro•pho`to•met′ric (-təˈmɛ trɪk) adj.
spec`tro•pho`to•met′ri•cal•ly, adv.
spec`tro•pho•tom′e•try, n.
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Noun1.spectrophotometer - a photometer for comparing two light radiations wavelength by wavelength
photometer - measuring instrument for measuring the luminous intensity of a source by comparing it (visually or photoelectrically) with a standard source
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