Pyroelectric Pyr`o*e*lec"tric, a. [Pyro- + electric.] (Physics) Pertaining to, or dependent on, pyroelectricity; receiving electric polarity when heated. [1913 Webster]

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  • pyroelectric — adjective see pyroelectricity …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • pyroelectric — py·ro·electric …   English syllables

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