ferroelectric

adjective
fer·​ro·​elec·​tric | \ˌfer-ō-i-ˈlek-trik \

Definition of ferroelectric 

: of or relating to crystalline substances having spontaneous electric polarization reversible by an electric field

Other Words from ferroelectric

ferroelectric noun
ferroelectricity \ˌfer-​ō-​i-​ˌlek-​ˈtri-​sə-​tē, -​ˈtri-​stē \ noun

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1935, in the meaning defined above

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