noun Date: 1925 dissociation of the molecules of a substance (as water) caused by absorption of radiant energy • photodissociate verb

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  • photodissociation — fotodisociacija statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. photodissociation vok. Photodissoziation, f rus. фотодиссоциация, f pranc. photodissociation, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • photodissociation — fotocheminė disociacija statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. photochemical dissociation; photolysis vok. photochemische Dissoziation, f; Photodissoziation, f; Photolyse, f rus. фотодиссоциация, f; фотолиз, m; фотохимическая диссоциация, f… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • photodissociation — /foh toh di soh see ay sheuhn, shee /, n. the dissociation or breakdown of a chemical compound by radiant energy. [1920 25; PHOTO + DISSOCIATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • photodissociation — noun the dissociation of a molecule following the absorption of a photon …   Wiktionary

  • Photodissociation — Фотодиссоциация; фотолиз …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • photodissociation — pho·to·dissociation …   English syllables

  • photodissociation — pho•to•dis•so•ci•a•tion [[t]ˌfoʊ toʊ dɪˌsoʊ siˈeɪ ʃən, ʃi [/t]] n. chem. the dissociation of a chemical compound by radiant energy • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

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