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spec·trom·e·ter

(spek-trom'ĕ-tĕr),
An instrument for determining the wavelength or energy of light or other electromagnetic emissions.
[spectro- + G. metron, measure]

spectrometer

[spektrom′ətər]
Etymology: L, spectrum, image; Gk, metron, measure
an instrument for measuring wavelengths of rays of a spectrum, the deviation of refracted rays, and the angles between faces of a prism. See also mass spectrometer, Mössbauer spectrometer.

spec·trom·e·ter

(spek-trom'ĕ-tĕr)
An instrument for determining the wavelength or energy of light or other electromagnetic emissions.
[spectro- + G. metron, measure]

spectrometer 

An instrument for making measurements of the angle of a prism and the index of refraction. It consists of a collimator, an astronomical telescope, a table for carrying a prism and a graduated circle.
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