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photothermic

[foh-tuh-thur-mik]
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adjective
  1. pertaining to the thermal effects of light.
  2. 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

adjective
  1. of or concerned with light and heat, esp the production of heat by light
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Derived Formsphotothermically or photothermally, adverb
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