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[floo-rom-i-ter, flaw-, floh-] /flʊˈrɒm ɪ tər, flɔ-, floʊ-/

an instrument for measuring fluorescence, often as a means of determining the nature of the substance emitting the fluorescence.
an instrument for inducing fluorescence by irradiation and for examination of the emission spectrum of the resulting fluorescent light
a device for detecting and measuring ultraviolet radiation by determining the amount of fluorescence that it produces from a phosphor

fluorometry fluo·rom·e·try (flu-rŏm’ĭ-trē, flô-)
An analytic method for detecting and measuring fluorescence in compounds that uses ultraviolet light stimulating the compounds, causing them to emit visible light.
fluor’o·met’ric (flur’ə-mět’rĭk, flôr’-) adj.

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


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  • Fluorophosphate

    [floo r-oh-fos-feyt, flawr-, flohr-] /ˌflʊər oʊˈfɒs feɪt, ˌflɔr-, ˌfloʊr-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a salt or ester of a fluorophosphoric acid.

  • Fluorophosphoric-acid

    [floo r-oh-fos-fawr-ik, -for-, flawr-, flohr-, floo r-oh-, flawr-, flohr-] /ˈflʊər oʊ fɒsˈfɔr ɪk, -ˈfɒr-, ˈflɔr-, ˈfloʊr-, ˌflʊər oʊ-, ˌflɔr-, ˌfloʊr-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. any of three acids containing fluorine and phosphorus, HPF 6 , HPO 2 F 2 , or H 2 PO 3 F.

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