thermoelectric
adjective Date: 1823 of, relating to, or dependent on phenomena that involve relations between the temperature and the electrical condition in a metal or in contacting metals

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  • Thermoelectric — Ther mo*e*lec tric, a. (Physics) Pertaining to thermoelectricity; as, thermoelectric currents. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thermoelectric — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ producing electricity by a difference of temperatures …   English terms dictionary

  • thermoelectric — [thʉr΄mōē lek′trik] adj. of or having to do with the direct relations between heat and electricity: also thermoelectrical thermoelectrically adv …   English World dictionary

  • thermoelectric — thermoelectrically, adv. /therr moh i lek trik/, adj. of, pertaining to, or involving the direct relationship between heat and electricity. Also, thermoelectrical. [1815 25; THERMO + ELECTRIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • thermoelectric — adjective Of, pertaining to, or exhibiting thermoelectricity …   Wiktionary

  • thermoelectric — Relating to thermoelectricity. * * * ther·mo·elec·tric .thər mō i lek trik adj of, relating to, or dependent on phenomena that involve relations between the temperature and the electrical condition in a metal or in contacting metals * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • thermoelectric — adj. of or related to heat and electricity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thermoelectric — adjective producing electricity by a difference of temperatures. Derivatives thermoelectrically adverb thermoelectricity noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • thermoelectric — ther·mo·electric …   English syllables

  • thermoelectric — ther•mo•e•lec•tric [[t]ˌθɜr moʊ ɪˈlɛk trɪk[/t]] also ther mo•e•lec′tri•cal adj. phs elm of, pertaining to, or involving the direct relationship between heat and electricity • Etymology: 1815–25 ther mo•e•lec′tri•cal•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

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