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photodisintegration

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noun pho·to·dis·in·te·gra·tion \-dis-ˌin-tə-ˈgrā-shən\

Definition of photodisintegration

  1. :  disintegration of the nucleus of an atom caused by absorption of radiant energy (as light)

pho·to·dis·in·te·grate play \-ˈin-tə-ˌgrāt\ transitive verb


1935

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1935


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