fluorometer

[floo-rom-i-ter, flaw-, floh-]
noun
an instrument for measuring fluorescence, often as a means of determining the nature of the substance emitting the fluorescence.


Origin:
1895–1900; fluoro- + -meter

fluorometric [floor-uh-me-trik, flawr-uh-, flohr-uh-] , adjective
fluorometry, noun
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fluorometer or fluorimeter (ˌflʊəˈrɒmɪtə, ˌflʊəˈrɪmɪtə)
 
n
1.  an instrument for inducing fluorescence by irradiation and for examination of the emission spectrum of the resulting fluorescent light
2.  a device for detecting and measuring ultraviolet radiation by determining the amount of fluorescence that it produces from a phosphor
 
fluorimeter or fluorimeter
 
n
 
fluorometric or fluorimeter
 
adj
 
fluorimetric or fluorimeter
 
adj
 
fluo'rometry or fluorimeter
 
n
 
fluo'rimetry or fluorimeter
 
n

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fluorometer fluo·rom·e·ter (flu-rŏm'ĭ-tər, flô-)
n.
An instrument for detecting and measuring fluorescence.

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Example sentences
Fluorometer readings alone can be used in some applications.
We have a special instrument, a fluorometer, taking readings in the water every
  minute over the course of the cruise.
Tell the students that samples of the water are brought out of the cave and to
  the surface where they are tested in a fluorometer.
The fluorometer shines light through the filtered sample.
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