thermoelectric effect


noun Physics.

the production of an electromotive force in a thermocouple.

Nearby words

  1. thermodynamic theory of narcosis,
  2. thermodynamics,
  3. thermoelastic,
  4. thermoelectric,
  5. thermoelectric couple,
  6. thermoelectric thermometer,
  7. thermoelectricity,
  8. thermoelectrometer,
  9. thermoelectromotive force,
  10. thermoelectron

Also called Seebeck effect.

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British Dictionary definitions for thermoelectric effect

thermoelectric effect

noun

another name for the Seebeck effect, Peltier effect
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