photovoltaic cell

noun Electricity.

a photocell in which an electromotive force is generated by a photovoltaic effect.

Origin of photovoltaic cell

First recorded in 1920–25 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Science definitions for photovoltaic cell

photovoltaic cell

See photoelectric cell.
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