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1. piezoelectricity

noun. electricity produced by mechanical pressure on certain crystals (notably quartz or Rochelle salt); alternatively, electrostatic stress produces a change in the linear dimensions of the crystal.

Synonyms

  • piezo effect
  • electricity

Antonyms

  • direct current

Etymology

  • electricity (English)
  • piezo- (English)

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Example sentences of the word piezoelectricity


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pretty much any lighter with a push button is powered by piezoelectricity.

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