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

Definition of acoustoelectric

of electricity

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

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Origin and Etymology of acoustoelectric

acousto- + 1electric

First Known Use: 1928

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