analyzer


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to analyzer: Network analyzer

an·a·lyz·er

, analyzor (an'ă-līz'er, -ŏr),
1. Any instrument that performs an analysis.
2. The prism in a polariscope whereby the polarized light is examined.
3. The neural basis of the conditioned reflex; includes all of the sensory side of the reflex arc and its central connections.
4. A device that electronically determines the frequency and amplitude of a particular channel of an electroencephalogram.

analyzer

/ana·ly·zer/ (an´ah-li″zer)
1. a Nicol prism attached to a polarizing apparatus which extinguishes the ray of light polarized by the polarizer.
2. Pavlov's name for a specialized part of the nervous system which controls the reactions of the organism to changing external conditions.
3. a nervous receptor together with its central connections, by means of which sensitivity to stimulations is differentiated.

an·a·lyz·er

, analyzor (an'ă-līz-er, -ŏr)
1. Any instrument that performs an analysis.
2. The prism in a polariscope used to examine polarized light.
3. The neural basis of the conditioned reflex; includes all the sensory side of the reflex arc and its central connections.
4. A device that electronically determines the frequency and amplitude of a particular channel of an electroencephalogram.

analyzer

(an′ăl-īz″ĕr)
Any device that determines some characteristic of an object or process, e.g., its chemical composition, cellularity, mass, oxygen content, or particle content.

automated analyzer

A chemical instrument to perform assays with a minimum of human intervention.

batch analyzer

An automated chemical analyzer in which the instrument system sequentially performs a single test or multiple tests on each of a group of samples.

continuous flow analyzer

An automated chemical analyzer in which the samples and reagents are pumped continuously through a system of modules interconnected by tubing.

discrete analyzer

An automated chemical analyzer in which the instrument performs tests on samples that are kept in discrete containers.

field analyzer

In visual field perimetry, a device used to assess central and peripheral visual acuity.

parallel analyzer

A discrete automated chemical analyzer that performs a single test on a group of samples within milliseconds of one another.

pulse height analyzer

Abbreviation: PHA
A circuit that differentiates between pulses of varying sizes. It is used in scintillation, blood cell, and particle counters.
References in periodicals archive ?
When the Niton XLt 797X analyzer is combined with a test stand and Thermo's NDT remote control and video tracking software, it provides functionality inline with bench-top units, according to Thermo.
Deep Log Analyzer requires Windows 98/Me/NT4/2000/XP/2003 running on at least 1 GHz Pentium-class processor, 128MB of RAM and 25MB of disk space.
Platform also announced the Analyzer QuickStart package, a turn-key professional services offering to speed deployment or upgrades, including on-site installation and configuration and more than 20 custom reports not available in the base Analyzer offering.
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Blood Gas & Electrolyte Analyzers in Units and Millions of US$.
He suggests looking for an analyzer that makes you think "you're making the right choice for your own operation" based on the manner in which you're going to use the instrument.
Modular Workcell: A workcell comprising various modular components including analyzers, consolidated instruments, and pre- and post-sample management options in a single interfacing system.
Despite Laboratory Consolidation and System Replacements, Manufacturers Continue to Provide High-quality Analyzers
Obviously," Weiner says, "when we're making specification ingot, we use an analyzer at various stages of the melting process to make additions to the furnace to make the product come out to fit the specifications.
LeCroy protocol analyzers have been at the forefront of PCI Express development tools.
Again, you're not working with these huge optics anymore," allowing Spectro to pack more into a smaller analyzer, he says.