piezoelectricity definition

  • noun:
    • The generation of electricity or of electric polarity in dielectric crystals subjected to technical stress, or the generation of stress in such crystals subjected to an applied current.
    • The ability of certain crystals to generate a voltage in reaction to applied technical tension.
    • electrical energy from mechanical stress on particular crystals (particularly quartz or Rochelle salt); instead, electrostatic tension produces a modification of the linear measurements for the crystal

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