[ ih-lek-troh-kroh-mik ]

  1. of or relating to a substance that changes color when placed in an electric field, as in the liquid crystal display of many calculators.

Origin of electrochromic

First recorded in 1960–65; electro- + chromic

Other words from electrochromic

  • e·lec·tro·chro·mism, noun

Words Nearby electrochromic

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How to use electrochromic in a sentence

  • For starters, there’s the electrochromic sunroof that can turn opaque at the press of a button, and the connected in-car overhead camera can live-stream the cabin to the driver’s phone in case of a theft event.

    The greatest automotive innovations of 2021 | Rob Stumpf and Stan Horaczek | December 1, 2021 | Popular-Science