Definition of Spectrophotometer

1. Noun. A photometer for comparing two light radiations wavelength by wavelength.

Generic synonyms: Photometer



Definition of Spectrophotometer

1. n. An instrument for measuring or comparing the intensites of the colors of the spectrum.

Definition of Spectrophotometer

1. Noun. (physics) An instrument used to measure the intensity of electromagnetic radiation at different wavelengths. ¹

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Medical Definition of Spectrophotometer

1. A machine used to measure how much light of a given wavelength is absorbed by a liquid sample, or to measure how intense (bright) the spectral lines and bands produced by the sample are, relative to each other. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spectrophotometer

spectromagnetograph
spectromagnetographs
spectrometer
spectrometers
spectrometre
spectrometres
spectrometric
spectrometries
spectrometrist
spectrometrists
spectrometry
spectromicroscopy
spectrophobia
spectrophotofluorimetry
spectrophotography
spectrophotometer (current term)
spectrophotometers
spectrophotometric
spectrophotometrically
spectrophotometry
spectropolarimeter
spectropolarimeters
spectropolarimetric
spectropolarimetry
spectroradiometer
spectroradiometers
spectroscope
spectroscopes
spectroscopic
spectroscopic analysis

Literary usage of Spectrophotometer

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1. A Handbook of Physics Measurements by Ervin Sidney Ferry, Oscar William Silvey, George William Sherman, David Christie Duncan (1918)
"Cane sugar can be determined as quickly and with as great precision by means of a spectrophotometer as by means of a polarimeter. ..."

2. A Handbook of Physics Measurements by Ervin Sidney Ferry, Oscar William Silvey, George William Sherman, David Christie Duncan (1918)
"Cane sugar can be determined as quickly and with as great precision by means of a spectrophotometer as by means of a polarimeter. ..."

3. A Handbook of Physics Measurements by Ervin Sidney Ferry, Oscar William Silvey, George William Sherman, David Christie Duncan (1918)
"Cane sugar can be determined as quickly and with as great precision by means of a spectrophotometer as by means of a polarimeter. ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1904)
"Note on a Method of Bringing Together the Two Spectra Compared in the Ordinary spectrophotometer. By JB Milne, B.Sc. Communicated by Professor JG ..."

5. Manual of Advanced Optics: By C. Riborg Mann by Charles Riborg Mann (1902)
"One of the most convenient forms of spectrophotometer is that devised by Glan.* This instrument consists of a spectrometer whose slit is divided into two ..."

6. Manual of Advanced Optics: By C. Riborg Mann by Charles Riborg Mann (1902)
"The spectrometer, as used in the last chapters, can readily be converted into a spectrophotometer. ADJUSTMENTS.—To convert the spectrometer into a ..."

7. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1883)
"... a series of points of maximum and minimum intensity determined by the intersection of the circles and the lines (2) FRS nir On a spectrophotometer. ..."

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