Definition of thermoelectricity
: electricity produced by the direct action of heat (as by the unequal heating of a circuit composed of two dissimilar metals)
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Thermoelectricity—or electricity produced through temperature differences—originated in 1821 when Thomas Seebeck and Jean Peltier discovered the conversion of heat to electricity.
Another idea is creating electricity through thermoelectricity, converting variations in temperature into electric voltage.
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