|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.|
|See also mass spectrometer any instrument for producing a spectrum, esp one in which wavelength, energy, intensity, etc, can be measured|
spectrometer spec·trom·e·ter (spěk-trŏm'ĭ-tər)
A spectroscope equipped with scales for measuring wavelengths or indexes of refraction.
|spectrometer (spěk-trŏm'ĭ-tər) Pronunciation Key
A spectroscope equipped with devices for measuring the frequencies of the radiation observed by it.