pyroelectricity


py·ro·elec·tric·i·ty

noun \ˈpī-ˌrō-ə-ˌlek-ˈtri-sə-tē, -ˈtris-tē\

Definition of PYROELECTRICITY

:  a state of electrical polarization produced (as in a crystal) by a change of temperature
py·ro·elec·tric \-ˈlek-trik\ adjective

Origin of PYROELECTRICITY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1824

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