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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The art of using the spectrophotometer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The art of comparing, photometrically, the brightness of two spectra, wave length by wave length; the use of the spectrophotometer.
  • noun (Chem., Physics) the art or process of measuring the degree of absorption of light at different wavelengths by a chemical substance, by means of a spectrometer or spectrophotometer. It is a technique for chemical analysis.

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  • noun physics, analytical chemistry the quantitative analysis of electromagnetic spectra by use of a spectrophotometer; especially in order to determine the structure or quantity of a substance


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spectro- +‎ photometry


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