photo voltaic


[foh-toh-vol-tey-ik, -vohl-]
adjective Electricity.
of or pertaining to the photovoltaic effect.

1920–25; photo- + voltaic Unabridged
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photovoltaic (ˌfəʊtəʊvɒlˈteɪɪk)
of, concerned with, or producing electric current or voltage caused by electromagnetic radiation, esp visible light from the sun

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photovoltaic  [%PREMIUM_LINK%]     (fō'tō-vŏl-tā'ĭk, -vōl-)  Pronunciation Key 
Capable of producing a voltage, usually through photoemission, when exposed to radiant energy, especially light. See more at photoelectric, solar cell.

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