photoelectric control

photoelectric control

[¦fōd·ō·i′lek·trik kən′trōl]
(electronics)
Control of a circuit or piece of equipment by changes in incident light.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

photoelectric control

A control function which is actuated by a change in incident light.
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