spectrophotometer [ spek′trə fō täm] ′ət ər
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.
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an instrument used for measuring the transmission or reflection of light by comparing various wavelengths of the light
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An instrument used to determine the intensity of various wavelengths in a spectrum of light.
Related Forms: specˌtro·phoˌto·metˈric adjective specˌtro·pho·tomˈe·try noun The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. 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.
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