American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A mass spectroscope that records its data electronically.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Physics, Chemistry) An analytical instrument which determines the mass of molecules of a substance or fragments of its molecules. It functions by injecting ionized moecules or molecular gragments into a vacuum chamber subjected to a strong magnetic field, in which charged particles move in a curved trajectory.
- n. spectroscope for obtaining a mass spectrum by deflecting ions into a thin slit and measuring the ion current with an electrometer
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