photo emissive

photoemission

[foh-toh-i-mish-uhn]
noun Physics.

Origin:
1915–20; photo- + emission

photoemissive [foh-toh-i-mis-iv] , adjective
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photoemission (ˌfəʊtəʊɪˈmɪʃən)
 
n
the emission of electrons due to the impact of electromagnetic radiation, esp as a result of the photoelectric effect
 
photoe'missive
 
adj

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photoemission   (fō'tō-ĭ-mĭsh'ən)  Pronunciation Key 
See photoelectric effect.
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