spectrofluorimeter

[spek-troh-floo-rim-i-ter, -flaw-, -floh-]

noun Spectroscopy.

an instrument in which the spectrum of secondarily emitted fluorescent light is used to identify chemical compounds.

Nearby words

  1. spectro-,
  2. spectrobolometer,
  3. spectrochemical,
  4. spectrochemistry,
  5. spectrocolorimetry,
  6. spectrogram,
  7. spectrograph,
  8. spectrographer,
  9. spectrographic,
  10. spectrography

Also spec·tro·fluo·rom·e·ter [spek-troh-floo-rom-i-ter, -flaw-, -floh-] /ˌspɛk troʊ flʊˈrɒm ɪ tər, -flɔ-, -floʊ-/.

Origin of spectrofluorimeter

First recorded in 1955–60; spectro- + fluorimeter

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British Dictionary definitions for spectrofluorimeter

spectrofluorimeter

spectrofluorometer

noun

an instrument for recording fluorescence emission and absorption spectra
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