[foh-toh-kur-uh nt, -kuhr-] /ˈfoʊ toʊˌkɜr ənt, -ˌkʌr-/

noun, Physics.
an produced by a photoelectric effect.
an electric current produced by electromagnetic radiation in the photoelectric effect, photovoltaic effect, or photoconductivity


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