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photoneutron

[ foh-tuh-noo-tron, -nyoo- ]

noun

, Physics.
  1. a neutron emitted from a nucleus during photodisintegration.


photoneutron

/ ˌfəʊtəʊˈnjuːtrɒn /

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of photoneutron1

First recorded in 1930–35; photo- + neutron

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