a photovoltaic cell consisting of a thin strip of selenium placed between two metal electrodes.
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Origin of selenium cell
First recorded in 1875–80
Words nearby selenium cell
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British Dictionary definitions for selenium cell
a photoelectric cell containing a strip of selenium between two metal electrodes
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