photoconductivity
noun Date: 1929 electrical conductivity that is affected by exposure to electromagnetic radiation (as light)

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  • photoconductivity — [ˌfəʊtə(ʊ)kɒndʌk tɪvɪti] noun increased electrical conductivity caused by the presence of light. Derivatives photoconductive adjective photoconductor noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • photoconductivity — pho·to·conductivity …   English syllables

  • photoconductivity — pho•to•con•duc•tiv•i•ty [[t]ˌfoʊ toʊˌkɒn dʌkˈtɪv ɪ ti[/t]] n. phs elm the increase in the electrical conductivity of a substance, caused by the absorption of electromagnetic radiation • Etymology: 1925–30 pho to•con•duc′tive kənˈdʌk tɪv adj …   From formal English to slang

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