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- n. The measurement of the wavelength of electromagnetic radiation, especially any of several techniques used to analyze the structure of molecules; the measurement of spectra of things other than radiation, such as the masses of molecules and their breakdown products
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Art or process of using a spectrometer, of any type; -- when used alone, it usually refers to the use of a spectrometer using light in the visible, infrared, or ultraviolet region.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The measurement of wave-lengths by means of a spectrometer.
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- n. the use of spectroscopes to analyze spectra
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