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

  • adj. Capable of producing a voltage when exposed to radiant energy, especially light.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Producing a voltage when exposed to light.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to an electric current as produced or varied in intensity by the action of light, as when the electrical resistance of selenium is altered by light.

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

  • adj. producing a voltage when exposed to radiant energy (especially light)


photo- +‎ voltaic (Wiktionary)



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