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[kruh-mat-uh-graf, -grahf, kroh-muh-tuh-] /krəˈmæt əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf, ˈkroʊ mə tə-/ Chemistry
verb (used with object)
to separate mixtures by chromatography.
a piece of equipment used to produce a chromatogram.
Origin of chromatograph
1855-60; chromato- + -graph
Related forms
rechromatograph, verb (used with object) Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • They should run samples of the vapor through a gas chromatograph during the drying process instead.
  • Over the next few days, they return with a solar-powered gas chromatograph to detect molecules emitted by the damaged leaves.
  • That's not to say that they allowed any ooze in their lab, let alone in their gas chromatograph.
  • The chemical that produces this taste was present in such low concentrations that it could not be found by a gas chromatograph.
  • The extract is dried, concentrated and injected into a capillary column gas chromatograph.

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