American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The generation of electricity or of electric polarity in dielectric crystals subjected to mechanical stress, or the generation of stress in such crystals subjected to an applied voltage.
- n. physics The ability of certain crystals to generate a voltage in response to applied mechanical stress.
- n. 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- + electricity (Wiktionary)
“He also introduced her to his collaborator in piezoelectricity, Pierre”
“This incredible concept for a self-heating piezoelectric shower combines inspiration from the human body’s circulatory system with technological innovations in piezoelectricity.”
“A quick explanation of piezoelectricity from Wikipedia:”
“These other projects include a Japanese train station whose ticketing gates are embedded with piezo pads and Elizabeth Redmond's PowerLeap, both of which also investigate the potential of piezoelectricity and, in the case of these two, how can be spatialized on an urban scale.”
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“To illustrate, we'll begin by saying that “Capability Brown” likes to send us information on piezoelectricity after seeing how interested we are in the material as an alternative, human-generated energy source.”
“We are creating a cross-language gamespace that includes spaces that explore biomimicry, piezoelectricity, alternative energy sources, propulsion systems and self-generating batteries.”
“I've seen you use this before and the principles are relatively simple, I mean piezoelectricity is a pretty much a given considering the Ancients 'use of crystal technology.”
“This incredible concept for a self-heating piezoelectric shower combines inspiration from the human body's circulatory system with technological innovations in piezoelectricity.”
“Can piezoelectricity be very dangerous if a very large mechanical force generates it? en Español”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘piezoelectricity’.
pretty open-ended here—terms, ideas, lingo, technologies and phenomena (real or postulated) that are, were, should be or could be used in speculative fiction
Looking for tweets for piezoelectricity.