|photoelectric or photoelectrical (ˌfəʊtəʊɪˈlɛktrɪk)|
|of or concerned with electric or electronic effects caused by light or other electromagnetic radiation|
|photoelectrical or photoelectrical|
|photoe'lectrically or photoelectrical|
|photoelectricity or photoelectrical|
photoelectric pho·to·e·lec·tric (fō'tō-ĭ-lěk'trĭk) or pho·to·e·lec·tri·cal (-trĭ-kəl)
Of or relating to the electric effects, especially increased conductivity, caused by light.
|photoelectric (fō'tō-ĭ-lěk'trĭk) Pronunciation Key
Relating to or exhibiting to electrical effects upon exposure to light. For example, some photoelectric materials emit electrons called photoelectrons upon exposure to certain frequencies of light; others, such as photoresistors and phototransistors, change their electrical properties. See also photoelectric effect.