Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[foh-toh-dee-kom-puh-zish-uh n] /ˌfoʊ toʊˌdi kɒm pəˈzɪʃ ən/

noun, Chemistry.
the breaking down of molecules by radiant energy.


Read Also:

  • Photodegradable

    [foh-toh-di-grey-duh-buh l] /ˌfoʊ toʊ dɪˈgreɪ də bəl/ adjective 1. (of a substance) capable of being broken down by light. /ˌfəʊtəʊdɪˈɡreɪdəbəl/ adjective 1. (of plastic) capable of being decomposed by prolonged exposure to light photodegradable pho·to·de·grad·a·ble (fō’tō-dĭ-grā’də-bəl) adj. Capable of being chemically broken down by light. photodegradable (fō’tō-dĭ-grā’də-bəl) Capable of decomposing when exposed to light. Photodegradable […]

  • Photodermatitis

    photodermatitis pho·to·der·ma·ti·tis (fō’tō-dûr’mə-tī’tĭs) n. Dermatitis caused by exposure to ultraviolet light.

  • Photodetector

    [foh-toh-di-tek-ter] /ˈfoʊ toʊ dɪˌtɛk tər/ noun 1. . 2. Electronics. any device, as a photodiode, phototube, or photovoltaic cell, that uses the photoelectric effect to convert radiant energy into an electrical signal.

  • Photodiode

    [foh-toh-dahy-ohd] /ˈfoʊ toʊˌdaɪ oʊd/ noun, Electronics. 1. a photosensitive semiconductor . /ˌfəʊtəʊˈdaɪəʊd/ noun 1. a semiconductor diode, the conductivity of which is controlled by incident illumination photodiode (fō’tō-dī’ōd’) A diode that exhibits sensitivity to light, either by varying its electrical resistance like a photoresistor, or generating a electric potential in the manner of a photoelectric […]

Disclaimer: Photodecomposition definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.