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mass spectrum[′mas ′spek·trəm]
A plot of masses of elementary particles, including unstable states. Also known as particle spectrum.
A display, record, or plot of the distribution in mass, or in mass-to-charge ratio, of ionized atoms, molecules, or molecular fragments.
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