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photoelectric

Syllabification: pho·to·e·lec·tric
Pronunciation: /ˌfōdōəˈlektrik
 
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Definition of photoelectric in English:

adjective

Characterized by or involving the emission of electrons from a surface by the action of light.
Example sentences
  • It soon became clear in the next few years that the particles emitted in the photoelectric effect were indeed electrons.
  • Too much of the potential triggering energy of the degraded gammas is dissipated in Compton and photoelectric interactions.
  • A structure or space in the shadow of an efficient photoelectric generator surface already possesses this characteristic.

Derivatives

photoelectricity

1
Pronunciation: /ˌfōtōilekˈtrisitē/
noun
Example sentences
  • A science park developing photoelectricity products has recently been set up in Xi'an City,capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province.
  • We selected four technological fields, namely gene, photoelectricity, Chinese traditional medicine, and nano, in which China has advantages and potential markets.

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