Medical Dictionary

photoelectricity

noun pho·to·elec·tric·i·ty \ -i-ˌlek-ˈtris-ət-ē \

medical Definition of photoelectricity

plural photoelectricities
1 : electricity produced by the action of light
2 : a branch of physics that deals with the electrical effects of light

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up photoelectricity? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!