[ foh-tuh-thur-mik ]
/ ˌfoʊ təˈθɜr mɪk /
pertaining to the thermal effects of light.
pertaining to or involving both light and heat.
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British Dictionary definitions for photothermic
/ (ˌfəʊtəʊˈθɜːmɪk) /
of or concerned with light and heat, esp the production of heat by light
Derived forms of photothermicphotothermically or photothermally, adverb
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