Definition of photoproduction in English:

photoproduction

noun

  • 1Particle Physics. The production of one or more particles by the action of an incident photon.

  • 2Biochemistry. Production of a substance by a photochemical process.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. From photo- + production.

Pronunciation

photoproduction

/ˈfəʊtə(ʊ)prəˌdʌkʃn/