acoustoelectric

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adjective acous·to·elec·tric \ ə-¦kü-stō-i-¦lek-trik \

Definition of acoustoelectric

of electricity
:produced by the pressure of acoustic waves
  • an acoustoelectric effect
Note: Acoustic waves traveling along a conductive material can sometimes carry stray electrons with them, causing an electric current to flow.

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