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Meaning of SPECTROSCOPY

Pronunciation:  spek'tr√Ęskupee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the use of spectroscopes to analyze spectra
 

SPECTROSCOPY is a 12 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: spectrographic analysis, spectrometry, spectroscopic analysis, spectrum analysis
 
 See Also: chemical analysis, mass spectroscopy, microwave spectroscopy, qualitative analysis

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Spec*tros"co*py\, n.
    The production and investigation of spectra; the use of the
    spectroscope; also, the science of spectroscopic phenomena.
    
    
  2. \Spec*tros"co*py\, n.
    The use of the spectroscope; investigations made with the
    spectroscope.
    
    
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Spectroscopy is the science of measuring the emission and absorption of different wavelengths (spectra) of visible and non-visible light; this can be done via a spectroscope, which consists of a slit, prism, collimator lens, object lens, and a grating.
 

 

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