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[mass noun] A technique for preparing free radicals or other unstable species by trapping them in a very cold inert substrate (such as solid argon) so that they can be studied spectroscopically.
- ‘We have used high temperature deposition techniques combined with matrix isolation to create samples.’
- ‘They were studied using a matrix isolation technique combined with infrared absorption spectroscopy.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.