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photodissociation

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noun pho·to·dis·so·ci·a·tion \-di-ˌsō-sē-ˈā-shən, -shē-\

Definition of photodissociation

  1. :  dissociation of the molecules of a substance (as water) caused by absorption of radiant energy

photodissociate

play \-ˈsō-sē-ˌāt, -shē-\ verb


1925

First Known Use of photodissociation

1925


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