piezoelectricity

noun
pi·​e·​zo·​elec·​tric·​i·​ty | \ pē-ˌā-(ˌ)zō-ə-ˌlek-ˈtri-s(ə-)tē How to pronounce piezoelectricity (audio) , pē-ˌāt-(ˌ)sō-\

Definition of piezoelectricity

: electricity or electric polarity due to pressure especially in a crystalline substance (such as quartz)

First Known Use of piezoelectricity

1883, in the meaning defined above

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piezoelectricity

noun
pi·​ezo·​elec·​tric·​i·​ty | \ -ˌlek-ˈtris-ət-ē, -ˈtris-tē How to pronounce piezoelectricity (audio) \
plural piezoelectricities

Medical Definition of piezoelectricity

: electricity or electric polarity due to pressure especially in a crystalline substance (as quartz)

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