- a spectroscope for photographing or producing a representation of a spectrum.
- sound spectrograph.
Origin of spectrograph
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Examples from the Web for spectrograph
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The shades and blends between "Yep" and "Ye-oh" alone are sufficient to put a spectrograph of the sun to shame.Across America by Motor-cycle
C. K. Shepherd
I don't know how successfully we can get a spectrograph of the comet, but it's worth an attempt.The Year When Stardust Fell
Raymond F. Jones
- a spectroscope or spectrometer that produces a photographic record (spectrogram) of a spectrumSee also sound spectrograph
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Word Origin and History for spectrograph
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- A photograph or computer image of a spectrum produced by a spectroscope. Also called spectrogram See spectroscope.
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