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Any of various instruments used to analyze a sample by separating its components into a spectrum.

spec′tro·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk), spec′tro·scop′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
spec′tro·scop′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.spectroscopic - of or relating to or involving spectroscopy; "spectroscopic analysis"
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