spectrohelioscope

[ spek-troh-hee-lee-uh-skohp ]
/ ˌspɛk troʊˈhi li əˌskoʊp /

noun

a spectroheliograph.
a similar instrument, used for visual instead of photographic observations.

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Origin of spectrohelioscope

First recorded in 1925–30; spectro- + helio- + -scope

OTHER WORDS FROM spectrohelioscope

spec·tro·he·li·o·scop·ic [spek-troh-hee-lee-uh-skop-ik] /ˌspɛk troʊˌhi li əˈskɒp ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for spectrohelioscope

spectrohelioscope
/ (ˌspɛktrəʊˈhiːlɪəʊˌskəʊp) /

noun

an instrument, similar to the spectroheliograph, used for observing solar radiation at one particular wavelength

Derived forms of spectrohelioscope

spectrohelioscopic (ˌspɛktrəʊˌhiːlɪəʊˈskɒpɪk), adjective
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