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photovoltaic


The lights can be installed without wiring because they use photovoltaic cells to charge their batteries each day.
  producing electricity when exposed to light
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  • The lights can be installed without wiring because they use photovoltaic cells to charge their batteries each day.
  • "These grass blades are our photovoltaic panels," he says.
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore’s Dilemma
  • The signal, sent in a fraction of a second, was received by photovoltaic cells, read over to a UHF transmitter, and shot back down by a parabolic dish antenna towards Atlantic Fleet Communications headquarters.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
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Associated words [difficulty]:   photovoltaic [9] , superconductivity [9]
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