Short for photoelectric cell.
More example sentences
- The receiver uses a photocell or photodiode to detect the light.
- The light passing through each filter is detected by the photocell, where it is converted to an electrical pulse.
- In the presence of a magnetic field, the amount of laser light that is absorbed by the atoms changes and this is detected by a photocell.
Definition of photocell in:
- The British & World English dictionary