Definition of Spectroscopy

1. Noun. The use of spectroscopes to analyze spectra.




Definition of Spectroscopy

1. n. The use of the spectroscope; investigations made with the spectroscope.

2. n. The production and investigation of spectra; the use of the spectroscope; also, the science of spectroscopic phenomena.

Definition of Spectroscopy

1. Noun. The scientific study of spectra. ¹

2. Noun. (analytical chemistry countable) The use of spectrometers in chemical analysis. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spectroscopy

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Medical Definition of Spectroscopy

1. Spectroscopy is the science of measuring the emission and absorption of different wavelengths (spectra) of visible and non-visible light, this can be done via a spectroscope, which consists of a slit, prism, collimator lens, object lens, and a grating. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spectroscopy

spectropolarimeter
spectropolarimeters
spectropolarimetric
spectropolarimetry
spectroradiometer
spectroradiometers
spectroscope
spectroscopes
spectroscopic
spectroscopic analysis
spectroscopical
spectroscopically
spectroscopies
spectroscopist
spectroscopists
spectroscopy (current term)
spectrotemporal
spectrous
spectrum
spectrum analyser
spectrum analysers
spectrum analysis
spectrum analyzer
spectrum analyzers
spectrum disorder
spectrum line
spectrums
specula
specular
specular glare

Literary usage of Spectroscopy

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1. Sensor Systems for Biological Agent Attacks: Protecting Buildings And by Bmed, National Research Council (U.S.), ebrary, Inc (2005)
"Ultraviolet Resonance Raman spectroscopy In this technique, ultraviolet light is used to enhance Raman spectral lines at wavelengths corresponding to ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1901)
"Bibliography of spectroscopy.—Report of the Committee, consisting of Professor H. McLEOD (Chairman), Sir WC ROBERTS-AUSTEN (Secretary), Mr. HG MADAN, ..."

3. The Popular Science MonthlyScience (1893)
"spectroscopy. American astronomical achievement (3 p.). ... Real discoverer of spectrum analysis spectroscopy. Spectra of the metals (Misc.), 88 : 717. ..."

4. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific by Astronomical Society of the Pacific (1895)
"BIBLIOGRAPHY OF spectroscopy. The Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science for 1894 (page 163) contains a summary of the literature ..."

5. A History of Astronomy by Walter William Bryant (1907)
"CHAPTER XXXII STELLAR spectroscopy A FULL account of the growth of stellar spectroscopy would take us too far from the purpose of this little book, ..."

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