Definition of Spectroscope

1. Noun. An optical instrument for spectrographic analysis.

Exact synonyms: Prism Spectroscope
Terms within: Collimator, Optical Prism, Prism
Specialized synonyms: Mass Spectrometer, Spectrometer, Spectrograph
Generic synonyms: Optical Instrument
Derivative terms: Spectroscopic



Definition of Spectroscope

1. n. An optical instrument for forming and examining spectra (as that of solar light, or those produced by flames in which different substances are volatilized), so as to determine, from the position of the spectral lines, the composition of the substance.

Definition of Spectroscope

1. Noun. An optical instrument used for spectrographic analysis (defdate from later 19th c.). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spectroscope

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Medical Definition of Spectroscope

1. An optical instrument for forming and examining spectra (as that of solar light, or those produced by flames in which different substances are volatilized), so as to determine, from the position of the spectral lines, the composition of the substance. Origin: Spectrum + -scope. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spectroscope

spectromicroscopy
spectrophobia
spectrophotofluorimetry
spectrophotography
spectrophotometer
spectrophotometers
spectrophotometric
spectrophotometrically
spectrophotometry
spectropolarimeter
spectropolarimeters
spectropolarimetric
spectropolarimetry
spectroradiometer
spectroradiometers
spectroscope (current term)
spectroscopes
spectroscopic
spectroscopic analysis
spectroscopical
spectroscopically
spectroscopies
spectroscopist
spectroscopists
spectroscopy
spectrotemporal
spectrous
spectrum
spectrum analyser
spectrum analysers

Literary usage of Spectroscope

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The slit of the spectroscope being arranged so as to take in a band, ... Further it has been found possible, by using a spectroscope of the very highest ..."

2. The Microscope: An Introduction to Microscopic Methods and to Histology by Simon Henry Gage (1908)
"The one devised by Abbe and made by Zeiss consists of a direct vision spectroscope prism of the Amici pattern, and of considerable dispersion, ..."

3. The Microscope: An Introduction to Microscopic Methods and to Histology by Simon Henry Gage (1908)
"A Micro-spectroscope, Spectroscopic or Spectral Ocular, is a direct vision spectroscope in connection with a microscope ocular. The one devised by Abbe and ..."

4. The Popular Science MonthlyScience (1893)
"spectroscope and the Bessemer process (Misc.), 3 : 254. — and the weather (4 p. ... Index to the literature of the spectroscope. Alfred Tuckerman, 84 : 273. ..."

5. Spectrum Analysis in Its Application to Terrestrial Substances, and the by Heinrich Schellen, Jane Lassell, Caroline Lassell (1885)
"A capital addition to such a spectroscope is another slide tube C, ... Convenient Form of Pocket spectroscope. means the light from any coloured object, ..."

6. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1878)
"New micro-spectroscope. „ 2.—Plan of internal platform, showing prism fitting, with three prisms m siti, comparison prism with slot, &c. „ 3. ..."

7. Laboratory Physics: A Students Manual for Colleges and Scientific Schools by Dayton Clarence Miller (1903)
"The dispersion part of a spectroscope may be one or several prisms, ... 114 shows the relations of the essential pirts of a two-prism spectroscope. ..."

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