[ foh-toh-i-lek-tris-i-tee, -ee-lek- ]
/ ˌfoʊ toʊ ɪ lɛkˈtrɪs ɪ ti, -ˌi lɛk- /
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electricity induced by electromagnetic radiation, as in certain processes, as the photoelectric and photovoltaic effects, photoconductivity, and photoionization.
the branch of physics that deals with these phenomena.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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