EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN adjective pertaining to the electronic or other electric effects produced by light.
pho·to·e·lec·tri·cal. Related forms pho·to·e·lec·tri·cal·ly, adverb
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photoelectric vision, and a picture of what that aisle is supposed to look like.
photoelectric light key for room 2305 F. That's on the two hundred thirtieth floor.
photoelectric robot machine guns followed each movement of the duelists.
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British Dictionary definitions for photoelectric photoelectric photoelectrical adjective of or concerned with electric or electronic effects caused by light or other electromagnetic radiation Derived Forms photoelectrically, adverb photoelectricity ( ˌfəʊtəʊɪlɛkˈtrɪsɪtɪ), noun
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photoelectric in Medicine photoelectric [fō′tō-ĭ-lĕk ′trĭk] adj. Of or relating to the electric effects, especially increased conductivity, caused by light.
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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.
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