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chemical fingerprint

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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A unique pattern indicating the presence of a particular molecule, based on specialized analytic techniques such as mass- or x-ray-spectroscopy, used to identify a pollutant, drug, contaminant, or other chemical in a test sample.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the unique combination of analytical results from a number of techniques that identifies a particular compound in a sample

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