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 (ŏp′tō-ĭ-lĕk′trŏn′ĭks, -ē′lĕk-)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of physics that deals with the interconversion of electricity and light.

[Greek optos, visible; see okw- in Indo-European roots + electronics.]

op′to·e·lec′tron′ic adj.
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(Electrical Engineering) (functioning as singular) the study or use of devices in which an optical input produces an electrical output, or in which electrical stimulation produces visible or infrared output
ˌoptoelecˈtronic adj
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(ˌɒp toʊ ɪ lɛkˈtrɒn ɪks, -ˌi lɛk-)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the branch of electronics dealing with devices that generate, transform, transmit, or sense optical, infrared, or ultraviolet radiation, as solar cells and lasers.
op`to•e•lec•tron′ic, adj.
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