photoelectron

noun
pho·​to·​elec·​tron | \ ˌfō-tō-i-ˈlek-ˌträn How to pronounce photoelectron (audio) \

Definition of photoelectron

: an electron released in photoemission

Other Words from photoelectron

photoelectronic \ ˌfō-​tō-​i-​ˌlek-​ˈträ-​nik How to pronounce photoelectronic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of photoelectron

1912, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of photoelectron was in 1912

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“Photoelectron.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/photoelectron. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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photoelectron

noun
pho·​to·​elec·​tron | \ ˌfōt-ō-i-ˈlek-ˌträn How to pronounce photoelectron (audio) \

Medical Definition of photoelectron

: an electron released in photoemission

Other Words from photoelectron

photoelectronic \ -​ˌlek-​ˈträn-​ik How to pronounce photoelectronic (audio) \ adjective

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