Pyr`o*e*lec"tric (?), a. [Pyro- + electric.] Physics

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

 

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Pyr`o*e*lec"tric, n. Physics

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

 

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