Meaning of “photovoltaic cell” in the English Dictionary

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"photovoltaic cell" in British English

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photovoltaic cellnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌfəʊ.təʊ.vɒl.teɪ.ɪk ˈsel/ us /ˌfoʊ.t̬oʊ.vɑːl.teɪ.ɪk ˈsel/ specialized

a type of photocell that changes light from the sun into electricity, used in solar panels, pocket calculators, etc.

(Definition of “photovoltaic cell” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)