Definition of spectrometry in US English:

spectrometry

noun

  • See spectrometer

    • ‘The assay was validated directly by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry.’
    • ‘Both samples are sent away for carbon dioxide isotope analysis by mass spectrometry (laboratories usually return the results within a few days).’
    • ‘The other way is to use gas chromatography/mass spectrometry to measure how much of the offending compounds are in pond water.’
    • ‘The first is examined using mass spectrometry, which knocks molecules apart and analyzes the debris.’
    • ‘The charcoal tubes were desorbed with 1 ml of methylene chloride and analyzed by gas chromatography and mass spectrometry.’

Pronunciation

spectrometry

/ˈspɛkˈtrɑmətri//ˈspekˈträmətrē/