multiphoton

adjective

mul·​ti·​pho·​ton ˌməl-tē-ˈfō-ˌtän How to pronounce multiphoton (audio)
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physics
: using or involving more than one photon
multiphoton interactions
multiphoton ionization

Word History

First Known Use

1964, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of multiphoton was in 1964

Dictionary Entries Near multiphoton

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“Multiphoton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multiphoton. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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