What does the word spectroscope mean?

Usage examples for spectroscope

  1. Kennedy fingered the now set impressions, then resumed: Before I answer that question, what else does the spectroscope show? – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve
  2. Canteens filled with water; a couple of emergency rations, a few instruments, including a small spectroscope, a selection from the medical kit- all these packed in a little haversack which he threw over his broad shoulders. – The Metal Monster by A. Merritt
  3. Here, then, is a system in which we know the sun and an enormous planet, whose revolution is effected in sixty- nine hours with extreme rapidity, as measured by the spectroscope. – Astronomy for Amateurs by Camille Flammarion