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piezoelectricity

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

Definition of piezoelectricity

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



Origin of piezoelectricity

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1883


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piezoelectricity

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noun pi·ezo·elec·tric·i·ty \-ˌlek-ˈtris-ət-ē, -ˈtris-tē\

Medical Definition of piezoelectricity

plural pi·ezo·elec·tric·i·ties

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




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