from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A semiconductor device that converts the energy of sunlight into electric energy. Also called photovoltaic cell.

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  • n. A semiconductor device that converts the radiant energy of sunlight into electrical energy

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a cell that converts solar energy into electrical energy


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