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pyroelectric

[pahy-roh-i-lek-trik] /ˌpaɪ roʊ ɪˈlɛk trɪk/
adjective
1.
pertaining to, subject to, or manifesting pyroelectricity.
noun
2.
a substance manifesting pyroelectricity.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; back formation from pyroelectricity
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British Dictionary definitions for pyro-electric

pyroelectric

/ˌpaɪrəʊɪˈlɛktrɪk/
adjective
1.
of, concerned with, or exhibiting pyroelectricity
noun
2.
a pyroelectric substance
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