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- noun Mass spectrometry in which a particle accelerator is used to disassociate molecules, ionize atoms, and accelerate the ions.
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- noun physics A form of
mass spectrometryin which ionsare acceleratedto extraordinarily high kinetic energiesbefore mass analysis.
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