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photoneutron

[foh-tuh-noo-tron, -nyoo-]
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noun Physics.
  1. a neutron emitted from a nucleus during photodisintegration.
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Origin of photoneutron

First recorded in 1930–35; photo- + neutron
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photoneutron

noun
  1. a neutron emitted from a nucleus as a result of photodisintegration
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