photoneutron

[ foh-tuh-noo-tron, -nyoo- ]
/ ˌfoʊ təˈnu trɒn, -ˈnyu- /

noun Physics.

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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British Dictionary definitions for photoneutron

photoneutron
/ (ˌfəʊtəʊˈnjuːtrɒn) /

noun

a neutron emitted from a nucleus as a result of photodisintegration
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