electro–optical

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adjective elec·tro–op·ti·cal \i-ˌlek-trō-ˈäp-ti-kəl\
variants: or

electro–optic

play \i-ˌlek-trō-ˈäp-tik\

Definition of electro–optical

  1. 1 :  of or relating to electro-optics

  2. 2a :  relating to or being a change in the refractive index of a material due to an electric field electro–optical effectb :  using or being a material that exhibits electro-optical properties an electro–optical crystal

  3. 3 :  relating to or being an electronic device for emitting, modulating, transmitting, or sensing light

electro–optically

play \i-ˌlek-trō-ˈäp-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

1850

First Known Use of electro–optical

1850


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