- The definition of a spectrophotometer is an instrument used to measure the intensity of wavelengths in a spectrum of light.
An example of spectrophotometer is how an ink manufacturer would figure out how much of one color is present in an ink.
spectrophotometer definition by Webster's New World
an instrument used for measuring the transmission or reflection of light by comparing various wavelengths of the light
spectrophotometer definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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An instrument used to determine the intensity of various wavelengths in a spectrum of light.
- specˌtro·phoˌto·metˈric adjective
- specˌtro·pho·tomˈe·try noun
spectrophotometer - Medical Definition
An instrument for measuring the intensity of light of a definite wavelength transmitted by a substance or a solution, thus providing a measure of the amount of material in the solution absorbing the light.
- spectrophotometric adjective