piezoelectricity

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noun pi·e·zo·elec·tric·i·ty \pē-ˌā-(ˌ)zō-ə-ˌlek-ˈtri-s(ə-)tē, pē-ˌāt-(ˌ)sō-\

Definition of piezoelectricity

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

Origin and Etymology of piezoelectricity

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1883


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piezoelectricity

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noun pi·ezo·elec·tric·i·ty \-ˌlek-ˈtris-ət-ē, -ˈtris-tē\

Medical Definition of piezoelectricity

plural

piezoelectricities

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


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