mass spectroscope


noun Physics.

an instrument used to determine the masses of small, electrically charged particles.

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Origin of mass spectroscope

First recorded in 1955–60

OTHER WORDS FROM mass spectroscope

mass spectroscopy, noun
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Scientific definitions for mass spectroscopy (1 of 2)

mass spectroscopy

See under spectroscopy.

Scientific definitions for mass spectroscopy (2 of 2)

mass spectroscope

See under spectroscope.
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