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photocell

noun [C] uk   /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.
Translations of “photocell”
in Chinese (Traditional) 光電池,光電管,電眼…
in Chinese (Simplified) 光电管,电眼…
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