[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.

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 spectrofluorometer




an instrument for recording fluorescence emission and absorption spectra
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