quartz plate

noun

Definition of quartz plate

: a piece of quartz crystal cut in such a way as to be active piezoelectrically specifically : such a plate mounted with metal electrodes applied to its surfaces so that the combination is or resembles a condenser — compare piezoelectric oscillator

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“Quartz plate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quartz%20plate. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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