thermoelectricity

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thermoelectricity

[thur-moh-i-lek-tris-i-tee, -ee-lek-]
noun
electricity generated by heat or temperature difference, as in a thermocouple.

Origin:
1815–25; thermo- + electricity

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thermoelectricity (ˌθɜːməʊɪlɛkˈtrɪsɪtɪ)
 
n
1.  electricity generated by a thermocouple
2.  Seebeck effect See also Peltier effect the study of the relationship between heat and electrical energy

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In this context, thermoelectricity for direct energy conversion from thermal to electrical energy plays an important role.
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