Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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.

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  • adjective Producing a voltage when exposed to light.

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

Etymologies

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photo- +‎ voltaic

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