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English definition of “photovoltaic cell”

photovoltaic cell

noun [C]     /ˌfəʊ.təʊ.vɒl.teɪ.ɪkˈsel/ US  /ˌfoʊ.t̬oʊ.vɑːl-/ specialized
a type of photocell that changes light from the sun into electricity , used in solar panels , pocket calculators , etc.Electricity and electronicsElectrical components and circuitry
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