Meaning of piezoelectricity

pi•e•zo•e•lec•tric•i•ty

Pronunciation: (pī-ē"zō-i-lek-tris'i-tē, -ē"lek-, pē-ā"zō-), [key]
— n.
  1. electricity, or electric polarity, produced by the piezoelectric effect.
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