pyroelectric

[pahy-roh-i-lek-trik]
noun
  1. a substance manifesting pyroelectricity.

Origin of pyroelectric

First recorded in 1850–55; back formation from pyroelectricity
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pyroelectric

adjective
  1. of, concerned with, or exhibiting pyroelectricity
noun
  1. a pyroelectric substance
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