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piezo-

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Pressure: piezoelectricity.

[From Greek piezein, to press tight, squeeze; see sed- in Indo-European roots.]
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piezo-

(paɪˈiːzəʊ-; piːˈeɪzəʊ-; ˈpiːtsəʊ-)
combining form
(General Physics) pressure: piezometer.
[from Greek piezein to press]
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The characteristics of piezoelectric material and dimension of piezo- crystals are adjusted according to the application.