pyroelectricity

noun
py·ro·elec·tric·i·ty | \ˌpī-ˌrō-ə-ˌlek-ˈtri-sə-tē, -ˈtri-stē\

Definition of pyroelectricity 

: a state of electrical polarization produced (as in a crystal) by a change of temperature

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pyroelectric \ˌpī-ˌrō-ə-ˈlek-trik \ adjective

First Known Use of pyroelectricity

1824, in the meaning defined above

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