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English definition of “photocell”

photocell

noun [C]     /ˈfəʊ.təʊ.sel/ US  /ˈfoʊ.t̬oʊ-/ (also photoelectric cell)
an electrical device that produces a current or a voltage when light shines on it: Photocells are used in burglar alarms.Electrical components and circuitry
(Definition of photocell noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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