spectrum analysis

noun
the use of spectroscopes to analyze spectra
Derivationally related forms: ↑spectrometric (for: ↑spectrometry), ↑spectroscopic (for: ↑spectroscopy), ↑spectroscopical (for: ↑spectroscopy)

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noun
: the investigation of substances or bodies by means of their spectra; specifically : spectrochemical analysis

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1. the determination of the constitution or condition of bodies and substances by means of the spectra they produce.
2. the ascertaining of the number and character of the constituents combining to produce a sound spectrogram.
[1865-70]

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spectrum analysis noun
Determination of chemical composition by observing the spectrum of light or X-rays coming from or through the substance
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Main Entry:spectrum

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spectrum analysis,
the examination and study of bodies and substances by means of the spectra they form.

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ˈspectrum analysis 7 [spectrum analysis] noun uncountable, countable (physics)
a technique for examining sound, light, ↑vibration, etc, by looking at the different wave frequencies produced

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