Meaning of PHOTOELECTRIC in English

PHOTOELECTRIC

adj.

Pronunciation: ˌ f ō -t ō -i- ' lek-trik

Function: adjective

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary

Date: circa 1879

: involving, relating to, or utilizing any of various electrical effects due to the interaction of radiation (as light) with matter

– pho · to · elec · tri · cal · ly \ -tri-k( ə -)l ē \ adverb

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