piezoelectricity


piezoelectricity
mechanical distortion when an electrical current is applied and conversely, an electric current resulting when pressure is applied.

Mechanics glossary. 2013.

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  • Piezoelectricity — is the ability of some materials (notably crystals and certain ceramics, including bone) to generate an electric potentialPrinciples of Instrumental Analysis. 6th Edition, 2007. Skoog, Holler, and Crouch. Chapter 1, Sec. 1C 4, Pg. 9.] in response …   Wikipedia

  • piezoelectricity — [pī ē΄zō ē΄lek tris′ə tē, pē ā΄zō i lek΄tris′ə tē] n. [ PIEZO + ELECTRICITY] electricity resulting from the piezoelectric effect piezoelectric adj. piezoelectrical piezoelectrically adv …   English World dictionary

  • piezoelectricity — piezoelectric /puy ee zoh i lek trik, pee ay /, adj. piezoelectrically, adv. /puy ee zoh i lek tris i tee, ee lek , pee ay zoh /, n. electricity, or electric polarity, produced by the piezoelectric effect. [1890 95; < Gk piéz(ein) to press + o +… …   Universalium

  • piezoelectricity — pjezoelektra statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. piezoelectricity vok. Piezoelektrizität, f rus. пьезоэлектричество, n pranc. piézo électricité, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • piezoelectricity — pjezoelektra statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. piezoelectricity vok. Piezoelektrizität, f rus. пьезоэлектричество, n pranc. piézo électricité, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • piezoelectricity — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1883 electricity or electric polarity due to pressure especially in a crystalline substance (as quartz) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • piezoelectricity — noun The ability of certain crystals to generate a voltage in response to applied mechanical stress. See Also: piezoelectric …   Wiktionary

  • piezoelectricity — Electric currents generated by pressure upon certain crystals, e.g., quartz, mica, calcite. [G. piezo, to press, squeeze, + electricity] * * * pi·ezo·elec·tric·i·ty .lek tris ət ē, tris tē n, pl ties electricity or electric polarity due to… …   Medical dictionary

  • piezoelectricity — Смотри Пьезоэлектричество …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • piezoelectricity — n. electricity generated by exerting pressure on crystalspɪ eɪzəʊɪlek trɪsÉ™tɪ /paɪ ɪːzəʊ …   English contemporary dictionary


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