rochelle

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electricity produced by mechanical pressure on certain crystals (notably quartz or Rochelle salt); alternatively, electrostatic stress produces a change in the linear dimensions of the crystal piezo effect , piezoelectric effect , piezoelectricity
effervescing salt containing sodium bicarbonate and Rochelle salt and tartaric acid; used as a cathartic Rochelle powder , Seidlitz powder , Seidlitz powders
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