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spectroscope

 [spek´trah-skōp]
an instrument for developing and analyzing the spectrum of a substance. adj., adj spectroscop´ic.

spec·tro·scope

(spek'trō-skōp),
An instrument for resolving light from any luminous body into its spectrum, and for the analysis of the spectrum so formed. It consists of a prism that refracts the light or a grating for diffraction of the light, an arrangement for rendering the rays parallel, and a telescope that magnifies the spectrum.
[spectro- + G. skopeō, to view]

spectroscope

/spec·tro·scope/ (spek´trah-skōp) an instrument for developing and analyzing spectra.spectroscop´ic

spectroscope

[spek′trə·skōp]
Etymology: L, spectrum, spectrum; Gk, skopein, to examine
an instrument for developing and analyzing spectra.

spec·tro·scope

(spek'trŏ-skōp)
An instrument for resolving light from any luminous body into its spectrum, and for the analysis of the spectrum so formed; consists of a prism that refracts the light or a grating for diffraction of the light, an arrangement for rendering the rays parallel, and a telescope that magnifies the spectrum.
[spectro- + G. skopeō, to view]

spectroscope 

An instrument for producing and observing spectra. It consists of a slit, a diffraction grating or a prism to disperse the radiations, achromatic lenses, and an eyepiece to observe them. See monochromator; spectrum.

spectroscope

an instrument for developing and analyzing the spectrum of a substance.
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