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photosensitivepho‧to‧sen‧si‧tive /ˌfəʊtəʊˈsensətɪv◂ $ ˌfoʊtəˈsen-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 HPTCPreacting to light, for example by changing colour or producing an electrical current 🔊 photosensitive paper
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photosensitiveA single chip contains 100,000 transistors and has more than 2,000 photosensitive cells arranged in a square array.One development of the optical encoder employs two photosensitive devices with a small relative displacement.They made their discovery while experimenting with photosensitive drugs.Stereolithography works by steering laser beams through a photosensitive liquid that solidifies when it is exposed to enough light.
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