Definition of neutronization in English:

neutronization

noun

Astronomy Physics
  • The conversion of a proton and an electron to a neutron and a neutrino, especially in processes occurring within stars. Also: the transmutation of a nucleus by the conversion of some or all of its protons to neutrons.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Soviet Physics JETP. From neutron + -ization.

Pronunciation

neutronization

/ˌnjuːtrɒnʌɪˈzeɪʃn//ˌnjuːtrənʌɪˈzeɪʃn/