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To get the RoboBee in the air, Harvard scientists had to work with things called piezoelectric actuators — strips of ceramic that expand and contract when in contact with an electric field.
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Origin and Etymology of piezoelectric
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1883
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