Origin of photocell
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Rose Thinker spun twice on her chair and opened her photocells wide.
Eyes and photocells turned inquisitorially upon Roger Snedden.
All the photocells on Earth and Venus and Mercury are at present busy storing the sun's power in atostors.The Ultimate Weapon
John Wood Campbell
- a device in which the photoelectric or photovoltaic effect or photoconductivity is used to produce a current or voltage when exposed to light or other electromagnetic radiation. They are used in exposure meters, burglar alarms, etcAlso called: photoelectric cell, electric eye
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- See photoresistor.
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