an instrument used to determine the masses of small, electrically charged particles.
Words nearby mass spectroscope
Origin of mass spectroscope
First recorded in 1955–60
OTHER WORDS FROM mass spectroscopemass spectroscopy, noun
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Scientific definitions for mass spectroscopy (1 of 2)
See under spectroscopy.
Scientific definitions for mass spectroscopy (2 of 2)
See under spectroscope.
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