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photoneutron

[foh-tuh-noo-tron, -nyoo-] /ˌfoʊ təˈnu trɒn, -ˈnyu-/
noun, Physics.
1.
a neutron emitted from a nucleus during photodisintegration.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; photo- + neutron
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British Dictionary definitions for photo neutron

photoneutron

/ˌfəʊtəʊˈnjuːtrɒn/
noun
1.
a neutron emitted from a nucleus as a result of photodisintegration
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