mass spectrometer
noun see mass spectrometry

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • mass spectrometer — n. (Physics, Chemistry) An analytical instrument which determines the mass of molecules of a substance or fragments of its molecules. It functions by injecting ionized moecules or molecular gragments into a vacuum chamber subjected to a strong… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mass spectrometer — n a mass spectroscope that detects ions by means of electronic amplification * * * an analytical instrument which identifies a substance by sorting a stream of electrified particles (ions) according to their mass; the sorting is most commonly… …   Medical dictionary

  • mass spectrometer — masių spektrometras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Spektrometras jonizuotiesiems atomams ar molekulėms suskirstyti pagal masę arba savitąjį krūvį ir šiems dydžiams matuoti. atitikmenys: angl. mass spectrometer vok.… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • mass spectrometer — masių spektrometras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Spektrometras jonizuotųjų molekulių ir atomų pasiskirstymui pagal jų mases tirti ir registruoti. Jo veikimas pagrįstas magnetinio ir elektrinio laukų poveikiu į… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • mass spectrometer — masių spektrometras statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. mass spectrometer vok. Massenspektrometer, n rus. масс спектрометр, m pranc. spectromètre de masse, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • mass spectrometer — mass′ spectrom′eter n. phs a device that uses deflection of ions in an electromagnetic field as a basis for identifying the kinds of particles present in a substance • Etymology: 1930–35 mass′ spectrom′etry, n …   From formal English to slang

  • mass spectrometer — noun spectroscope for obtaining a mass spectrum by deflecting ions into a thin slit and measuring the ion current with an electrometer • Syn: ↑spectrometer • Derivationally related forms: ↑spectrometric (for: ↑spectrometer) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • mass spectrometer — /mæs spɛkˈtrɒmətə/ (say mas spek tromuhtuh) noun a device for separating atoms or molecules of different masses by utilising the fact that the ions of such entities are deflected in a magnetic field by an amount which depends on the mass and… …   Australian English dictionary

  • mass spectrometer — noun A device used in mass spectrometry to discover the mass spectrum of a given substance …   Wiktionary

  • mass spectrometer — Physics. a device for identifying the kinds of particles present in a given substance: the particles are ionized and beamed through an electromagnetic field and the manner in which they are deflected is indicative of their mass and, thus, their… …   Universalium

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