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[mass noun] Chemistry based on the study of the spectra of substances.
- ‘On the border of Eastern and Western Europe the common understanding of quality controlled spectrochemistry will be discussed.’
- ‘Special symposia also feature laser based spectrochemistry, speciation analysis, and fundamental and instrumentation developments.’
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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.