photocell: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (fō'tō-sel"), [key]
— n. Electronics.
- a solid-state device that converts light into electrical energy by producing a voltage, as in a photovoltaic cell, or uses light to regulate the flow of current, as in a photoconductive cell: used in automatic control systems for doors, lighting, etc. Also called
- photocell (Thesaurus)