thermophotovoltaic etymology

English word thermophotovoltaic comes from English photovoltaic (Producing a voltage when exposed to light.), English thermo- (Heat.)

Detailed word origin of thermophotovoltaic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
photovoltaic English (eng) Producing a voltage when exposed to light.
thermo- English (eng) Heat.
thermophotovoltaic English (eng) (physics) Relating to the production of electricity by heat and/or light.

Words with the same origin as thermophotovoltaic

Descendants of thermo-
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