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ther·mo·e·lec·tric·i·ty

 (thûr′mō-ĭ-lĕk-trĭs′ĭ-tē, -ē′lĕk-)
n.
Electricity generated by a flow of heat, as in a thermocouple.
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thermoelectricity

(ˌθɜːməʊɪlɛkˈtrɪsɪtɪ)
n
1. (General Physics) electricity generated by a thermocouple
2. (General Physics) the study of the relationship between heat and electrical energy. See also Seebeck effect, Peltier effect
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ther•mo•e•lec•tric•i•ty

(ˌθɜr moʊ ɪ lɛkˈtrɪs ɪ ti, -ˌi lɛk-)

n.
electricity generated by heat or temperature difference.
[1815–25]
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Noun1.thermoelectricity - electricity produced by heat (as in a thermocouple)thermoelectricity - electricity produced by heat (as in a thermocouple)
electricity - a physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons
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The package consists of four deals and envisages the construction of four Gen 3+ VVER-1200 units (at the Xudabao and Tianwan sites), cooperation in the CFR-600 fast reactor pilot project, and supply of the RITEG (Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator) parts for China's lunar exploration programme.
The package consists of 4 deals and envisages the construction of 4 Gen 3+ VVER-1200 units (at the Xudabao and Tianwan sites), cooperation in the CFR-600 fast reactor pilot project, and supply of the RITEG (Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator) parts for China's lunar exploration programme.
In order to achieve stable and optimal performance of thermoelectric generator, the researches on thermoelectric generation technology at home and abroad mainly focus on two aspects: (I) analysis in development and performance of thermoelectric materials, aiming to improve the thermoelectric merit value coefficient (ZI) of semiconductor.
[6.] Yang, Z., Winward, E., Lan, S., and Stobart, R., "Optimization of the Number of Thermoelectric Modules in a Thermoelectric Generator for a Specific Engine Drive Cycle," SAE Technical Paper 2016-01-0232, 2016, doi:10.4271/2016-01-0232
Today, the focus of research has been on two types of WHR systems; the organic rankine cycle (ORC) and the thermoelectric generator (TEG).
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