Thermoelectric couple
Thermoelectric couple Ther`mo*e*lec"tric couple or Thermoelectric pair Ther`mo*e*lec"tric pair (Elec.) A union of two conductors, as bars or wires of dissimilar metals joined at their extremities, for producing a thermoelectric current. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • thermoelectric pair — thermoelectric couple or thermoelectric pair, = thermocouple. (Cf. ↑thermocouple) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • thermoelectric power — noun : rate of change of the thermoelectromotive force of a thermocouple with temperature the thermoelectric power of a given metal is that of a couple formed of that metal with lead, the thermoelectric power of lead being taken arbitrarily as… …   Useful english dictionary

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