Definition of Photovoltaic

1. Adjective. Producing a voltage when exposed to radiant energy (especially light).

Partainyms: Voltage



Definition of Photovoltaic

1. Adjective. Producing a voltage when exposed to light. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Photovoltaic

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Photovoltaic

phototunable
phototuning
phototype
phototypes
phototypesetter
phototypesetters
phototypesetting
phototypic
phototypography
phototypy
photovaristor
photovaristors
photoviscoelasticity
photovisual
photovoltage
photovoltaic (current term)
photovoltaic cell
photovoltaic cells
photovoltaic effect
photovoltaically
photovoltaics
photovore
photovores
photowritten
photoxylographic
photoxylography
photozincograph
photozincographic
photozincographs
photozincography

Literary usage of Photovoltaic

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1. Renewable Energy: Market & Policy Trends in IEA Countries by International Energy Agency (2004)
"Solar photovoltaic Figure 13. Solar photovoltaic Capacity and Electricity Production Capacity Production Capacity (MW) Gross Electricity Production (GWh) ..."

2. Small Business Innovation Research: Program Solicitation (1993)
"ENGINEERING ADVANCES FOR photovoltaic SYSTEMS The technical feasibility of photovoltaics (PV) has been accepted for some time, and niche markets have been ..."

3. Renewable Energy: RD&D Priorities, Insights from IEA Technology Programmes by International Energy Agency (2006)
"The mission of the PVPS programme is "To enhance the international collaboration efforts through which photovoltaic solar energy becomes a significant ..."

4. Electricity Supply Efforts Under Way to Improve Federal Electrical (1993)
"The installed cost of a photovoltaic generating station is currently about $9000 for ... To advance photovoltaic technology and lower costs, industry and ..."

5. Annual Energy Outlook 1996: With Projections to 2015 by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Nevertheless, most new photovoltaic applications will be on a small scale. ... off-grid photovoltaic applications, such as for isolated vacation homes, ..."

6. Electricity Supply: Efforts to Develop Solar & Wind Energy by United States General Accounting Office (1993)
"photovoltaic and dish Stirling devices installed at the point of energy use could reduce the need for power to be supplied from other sources. ..."

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