thermoelectricity[-ē′lek tris′ə tē]
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electricity produced by heating or cooling one junction of a thermocouple so as to produce an electromotive force
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Electricity generated by a flow of heat, as in a thermocouple.