A photodetector that regulates or produces a current or voltage in response to certain types of radiation, esp. visible light: typically incorporated in an electric circuit and used in mechanical devices as to open doors, set off alarms, etc.
a transducer used to detect and measure light and other radiations
Find another word for electric-eye. In this page you can discover 6 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for electric-eye, like: photocell, photosensitive device, electron-ray tube, magic-eye, photoelectric-cell and photoconductive cell.