[ foh-toh-sel ]
/ ˈfoʊ toʊˌsɛl /
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Example sentences from the Web for photocell
A fast reading with the photocell gave me the apparent magnitude and a comparison with its absolute magnitude showed its distance.The Repairman|Harry Harrison
British Dictionary definitions for photocell
/ (ˈfəʊtəʊˌsɛl) /
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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Scientific definitions for photocell
[ fō′tō-sĕl′ ]
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