selenium cell

noun

Definition of selenium cell

: an insulated strip of selenium mounted with electrodes and used as a photoconductive element

First Known Use of selenium cell

1880, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of selenium cell was in 1880

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“Selenium cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/selenium%20cell. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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