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photovoltaic effect

  

      n   the effect observed when electromagnetic radiation falls on a thin film of one solid deposited on the surface of a dissimilar solid producing a difference in potential between the two materials  
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photovoltaic  
      adj   of, concerned with, or producing electric current or voltage caused by electromagnetic radiation  


photovoltaic effect  
      n   the effect observed when electromagnetic radiation falls on a thin film of one solid deposited on the surface of a dissimilar solid producing a difference in potential between the two materials  

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adj.
large enough to have an effect or be important
[US] The series has aroused considerable interest.
exp.
not matter; have no value or effect; be useless
n.
The practice of monitoring the effects of medical drugs, especially in order to identify and evaluate previously unreported adverse reactions
[Med.] Ex: In his job as a pharmacovigilance officer, Andrew develops diagnostic tools to improve drug safety
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