Definition of photodissociate in English:

photodissociate

verb

Chemistry
  • with object To dissociate by means of light. Also without object: to undergo photodissociation.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. From photo- + dissociate, after photodissociation.

Pronunciation

photodissociate

/ˌfəʊtə(ʊ)dɪˈsəʊsɪeɪt//ˌfəʊtə(ʊ)dɪˈsəʊʃɪeɪt/