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Any of various instruments used to analyze a sample by separating its components into a spectrum.
spec′tro·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk), spec′tro·scop′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
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(General Physics) any of a number of instruments for dispersing electromagnetic radiation and thus forming or recording a spectrum. See also spectrometer
[C19: from spectro- + -scope; from French, or on the model of German Spektroskop]
spectroscopic, ˌspectroˈscopical adj
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an optical device consisting essentially of a collimating lens and a prism, for observing a spectrum of light or radiation.
spec`tro•scop′ic (-ˈskɒp ɪk) spec`tro•scop′i•cal, adj.
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Any of various instruments used to measure the wavelengths and intensity of radiation by splitting the radiation up into a spectrum. In a light spectroscope, light enters a narrow slit, is focused into a thin beam of parallel rays by a lens, and passes through a prism that separates it into a spectrum. Other types of spectroscopes, such as the mass spectroscope, use magnetic fields to separate the incoming radiation.
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a device for producing and observing a spectrum of light or other radiation. — spectroscopy, n.See also: Instruments
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|Noun||1.||spectroscope - an optical instrument for spectrographic analysis|
collimator - optical device consisting of a tube containing a convex achromatic lens at one end and a slit at the other with the slit at the focus of the lens; light rays leave the slit as a parallel beam
mass spectrometer, spectrometer - spectroscope for obtaining a mass spectrum by deflecting ions into a thin slit and measuring the ion current with an electrometer
optical instrument - an instrument designed to aid vision
optical prism, prism - optical device having a triangular shape and made of glass or quartz; used to deviate a beam or invert an image
spectrograph - a spectroscope by which spectra can be photographed
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spectroscope[ˈspektrəskəʊp] N → espectroscopio m
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n → Spektroskop nt
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