photoemission


pho·to·emis·sion

noun \-i-ˈmi-shən\

Definition of PHOTOEMISSION

:  the release of electrons from a usually solid material (as a metal) by means of energy supplied by incidence of radiation and especially light
pho·to·emis·sive \-ˈmi-siv\ adjective

First Known Use of PHOTOEMISSION

1916

pho·to·emis·sion

noun \-i-ˈmish-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHOTOEMISSION

: the release of electrons from a usually solid material (as a metal) by means of energy supplied by incidence of radiation and especially light
pho·to·emis·sive \-ˈmis-iv\ adjective

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