photo-electricity love



from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Electricity produced by light.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The effect of light upon electric phenomena, such as the discharge of an electrified body or the modification of the sparking distance between charged terminals.

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

  • n. electricity generated by light or affected by light


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  • The address on _The Latent Image_ deals with a subject which had been approached by various writers before the time of my essay; but, so far as I know, an explanation xiv based on the facts of photo-electricity had not been attempted.

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