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analyzer

[′an·ə‚līz·ər]
(computer science)
A routine for the checking of a program.
One of several types of computers used to solve differential equations.
(engineering)
A multifunction test meter, measuring volts, ohms, and amperes. Also known as set analyzer.
(mechanical engineering)
The component of an absorption refrigeration system where the mixture of water vapor and ammonia vapor leaving the generator meets the relatively cool solution of ammonia in water entering the generator and loses some of its vapor content.
(optics)
A device, such as a Nicol prism, which passes only plane polarized light; used in the eyepiece of instruments such as the polariscope.
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EST Analytical, SEAL Analytical, whose AQ2+ discrete analyzer is distributed by Bran+Luebbe, and Westco Scientific Instruments were the first wave of companies to manufacture dedicated discrete analyzers for the environmental testing market.
Discrete analyzers, which have been used in clinical labs for over 15 years, keep samples separate throughout the testing process, dispensing precise amounts when required.
In the laboratory, service contracts on just the discrete analyzer, profiler, and cell counter would have totaled $26,000 in 1984.
Introduction of the benchtop discrete analyzer enabled us to perform not only those tests but any of 16 other on patients prior to their doctor's appointment.
It is also a relatively new addition to the vocabulary of the clinical chemist, having been imported from the lexicon of the genomics, proteomics, and drug discovery scientists, but it is not a new concept for the clinical chemist who has been exposed to the use of so-called multichannel analyzers for many years, first continuous flow and then discrete analyzers.