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Related to thermoelectricity: Seebeck effect
Electricity generated by a flow of heat, as in a thermocouple.
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1. (General Physics) electricity generated by a thermocouple
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ther•mo•e•lec•tric•i•ty(ˌθɜr moʊ ɪ lɛkˈtrɪs ɪ ti, -ˌi lɛk-)
electricity generated by heat or temperature difference.
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