an electronic device consisting of metal strips between which alternate strips of n-type and p-type semiconductors are connected. Passage of a current causes heat to be absorbed from one set of metallic strips and emitted from the other by the Peltier effect
noun, Physics. 1. the heat gained or lost at a junction of a thermocouple due to the .
[pel-ting] /ˈpɛl tɪŋ/ adjective, Archaic. 1. paltry; petty; mean. [pelt] /pɛlt/ verb (used with object) 1. to attack or assail with repeated blows or with missiles. 2. to throw (missiles). 3. to drive by blows or missiles: The child pelted the cows home from the fields. 4. to assail vigorously with words, questions, etc. 5. […]
[pel-tn] /ˈpɛl tn/ noun 1. a high-pressure impulse water turbine in which one or more free jets of water are directed against the buckets of the rotor. /ˈpɛltən/ noun 1. a type of impulse turbine in which specially shaped buckets mounted on the perimeter of a wheel are struck by a fast-flowing water jet
[pel-tree] /ˈpɛl tri/ noun, plural peltries. 1. fur skins; pelts collectively. 2. a pelt. /ˈpɛltrɪ/ noun (pl) -ries 1. the pelts of animals collectively