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

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

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

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