photovoltaic

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pho·to·vol·ta·ic

adjective \-väl-ˈtā-ik, -vōl-\

Definition of PHOTOVOLTAIC

:  of, relating to, or utilizing the generation of a voltage when radiant energy falls on the boundary between dissimilar substances (as two different semiconductors)
photovoltaic noun

Origin of PHOTOVOLTAIC

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1889

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