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piezoelectricity

piezoelectricity

noun pi·e·zo·elec·tric·i·ty \-ˌlek-ˈtri-s(ə-)tē\

Definition of PIEZOELECTRICITY

:  electricity or electric polarity due to pressure especially in a crystalline substance (as quartz)

Origin of PIEZOELECTRICITY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1883

Other Physics Terms

amplitude, centrifugal, centripetal, convection, gradient, hysteresis, kinetic, lase, quantum

piezoelectricity

noun pi·ezo·elec·tric·i·ty \-ˌlek-ˈtris-ət-ē, -ˈtris-tē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural pi·ezo·elec·tric·i·ties

Medical Definition of PIEZOELECTRICITY

:  electricity or electric polarity due to pressure especially in a crystalline substance (as quartz)

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