A cell which allows liquid (or gaseous) samples to pass through the cell continuously while absorption measurements are made.
PAC, 1988, 60, 1449
(Nomenclature, symbols, units and their usage in spectrochemical analysis - VII. Molecular absorption spectroscopy, ultraviolet and visible (UV/VIS) (Recommendations 1988))
on page 1454
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