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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pyroelectric, pyroelectricaladjective

    relating to or exhibiting pyroelectricity


  1. pyroelectricnoun

    a pyroelectric substance

  2. pyroelectricadjective

    of, relating to, or exhibiting pyroelectricity


  1. pyroelectric

    Pyroelectric is a property of certain materials to generate a temporary electrical voltage when they are heated or cooled. This is due to a change in their polarization in response to temperature changes, making them capable of converting thermal energy into electrical energy. This property can be observed in certain crystals, ceramics, and biological materials.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pyroelectricadjective

    pertaining to, or dependent on, pyroelectricity; receiving electric polarity when heated

  2. Pyroelectricnoun

    a substance which becomes electrically polar when heated, exhibiting opposite charges of statical electricity at two separate parts, especially the two extremities

  3. Etymology: [Pyro- + electric.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pyroelectric in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pyroelectric in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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