piezo-
piezo- piezo- combining form signifying piezo-electric [1913 Webster]

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  • piézo- — ♦ Élément, du gr. piezein « presser ». ⇒PIÉZO , élém. formant Élém. tiré du gr. «presser», entrant dans la constr. de subst. et d adj. du vocab. sc. dont le signifié a un rapport avec une pression. A. [Les mots constr. sont des subst.] 1. [Le 2e… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • piezo — Element prim de compunere savantă cu semnificaţia presiune , comprimare . [pron. pie zo . / < fr. piézo , it. piezo , cf. gr. piezein – a presa]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 25.07.2005. Sursa: DN  PIEZO , PIÉZĂ elem. presiune, comprimare . (<… …   Dicționar Român

  • Piezo — derived from the Greek piezein , which means to squeeze or press, is a prefix used in: * Piezoelectricity * Piezoresistive * Piezometer * Piezo ignition * Piezoelectric sensor * Piezoelectric loudspeakers …   Wikipedia

  • piezo- — [pī ē′zō΄, pē ā′zō] 〚< Gr piezein, to press < IE * pised , to sit on, press < base * epi , on + * sed ,SIT〛 combining form pressure [piezometer] * * * piezo pref. Pressure …   Universalium

  • piezo- — word forming element, from comb. form of Gk. piezein to press, squeeze. First in piezometer (1820); in common use in word formation from c.1900 …   Etymology dictionary

  • piezo- — [pī ē′zō΄, pē ā′zō] [< Gr piezein, to press < IE * pised , to sit on, press < base * epi , on + * sed ,SIT] combining form pressure [piezometer] …   English World dictionary

  • Piezo — Direkter Piezoeffekt: Durch mechanischen Druck verlagert sich der positive (Q+) und negative Ladungsschwerpunkt (Q–). Dadurch entsteht ein Dipol, bzw. eine elektrische Spannung am Element. Piezoelektrizität (auch piezoelektrischer Effekt oder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • piezo- — ► prefijo Componente de palabra procedente del gr. piezo, que significa comprimir: ■ piezometría. * * * piezo Elemento prefijo del gr. «piézō», comprimir. * * * ► Prefijo procedente del gr. piézein, comprimir …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • piezo- — piè·zo conf. TS scient. pressione, compressione; relativo a pressione o compressione: piezoelettricità, piezomagnetismo, piezometria {{line}} {{/line}} ETIMO: dal gr. piézō premo, stringo …   Dizionario italiano

  • piezo- — combining form Etymology: Greek piezein to press; perhaps akin to Sanskrit pīḍayati he squeezes pressure < piezometer > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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