Definition of photoelectric cell in English:

photoelectric cell

Line breaks: photo|elec¦tric cell

noun

  • A device using a photoelectric effect to generate current.
    More example sentences
    • All alkali metals exhibit the photoelectric effect and are used in photoelectric cells.
    • The new solar battery has a thin layer of photoelectric cells which, upon exposure to light, will start charging the normal lithium battery to which it is attached.
    • It is basically an analog synthesizer of my own design which is activated via photoelectric cells, played similar to the way a DJ works a turntable.

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