Definition of lithium niobate
: a crystalline material LiNbO3 whose physical properties change in response to pressure or the presence of an electric field and which is used in fiber optics and as a synthetic gemstone
Origin of lithium niobate
niobium + 1-ate
First Known Use: 1966
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