photothermic

[ foh-tuh-thur-mik ]
/ ˌfoʊ təˈθɜr mɪk /

adjective

pertaining to the thermal effects of light.
pertaining to or involving both light and heat.

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Origin of photothermic

First recorded in 1890–95; photo- + thermic
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British Dictionary definitions for photothermic

photothermic

photothermal

/ (ˌfəʊtəʊˈθɜːmɪk) /

adjective

of or concerned with light and heat, esp the production of heat by light

Derived forms of photothermic

photothermically or photothermally, adverb
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