[ foh-toh-vohl-tey-iks ]
/ ˌfoʊ toʊ voʊlˈteɪ ɪks /
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(used with a singular verb) a field of semiconductor technology involving the direct conversion of electromagnetic radiation as sunlight, into electricity.
(used with a plural verb) devices designed to perform such conversion.
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