- pertaining to the electronic or other electric effects produced by light.
Origin of photoelectric
Examples from the Web for photoelectric
Historical Examples of photoelectric
He has photoelectric vision, and a picture of what that aisle is supposed to look like.The Cosmic Computer
Henry Beam Piper
Here's your photoelectric light key for room 2305 F. That's on the two hundred thirtieth floor.Stand by for Mars!
Two photoelectric robot machine guns followed each movement of the duelists.Thy Rocks and Rills
Robert Ernest Gilbert
He passed his hand rapidly over the photoelectric eye of the commo box.Null-ABC
Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
- of or concerned with electric or electronic effects caused by light or other electromagnetic radiation
- Of or relating to the electric effects, especially increased conductivity, caused by light.
- 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.