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piezoelectric


The Club4Climate in London is attempting to use piezoelectricity created by the movement of dancers to partially power the club.
  relating to electricity produced by mechanical pressure on certain crystals (notably quartz or Rochelle salt)
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piezoelectric piezoelectricity
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  • The Club4Climate in London is attempting to use piezoelectricity created by the movement of dancers to partially power the club.
  • Bodies about as big as a cat’s spine, mostly a piezoelectric nervous system sheathed in silicon gristle, but they feed on… and manipulate… forcefields as large as those generated by small spinships.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • It specialized mostly in piezoelectric crystal recordings… tiny jewels mounted in elegant settings.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
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Associated words [difficulty]:   piezoelectric [9] , photoelectric [8]
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