spectrophotometer etymology

English word spectrophotometer comes from English spectro- (Optical spectra.), English photometer

Detailed word origin of spectrophotometer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
spectro- English (eng) Optical spectra.
photometer English (eng) (astronomy) To measure some aspect of light (from a star) using a photometer. (physics) Any of several instruments used to measure various aspects of the intensity of light.
spectrophotometer English (eng) (physics) An instrument used to measure the intensity of electromagnetic radiation at different wavelengths.

Words with the same origin as spectrophotometer

Descendants of spectro-
spectroastrometric spectroastrometry spectrobolometer spectrochemical spectroelectric spectroelectrochemical spectroelectrochemistry spectrofluorometry spectrofluorophotometer spectrogram spectroheliogram spectrology spectrometer spectrometry spectrophotogoniometer spectropolarimeter spectropolarimetry spectroradiometer spectroscope spectroscopic binary spectroscopical spectroscopically spectroscopist spectrotemporal