[pahy-roh-i-lek-trik] /ˌpaɪ roʊ ɪˈlɛk trɪk/
pertaining to, subject to, or manifesting .
a substance manifesting .
of, concerned with, or exhibiting pyroelectricity
a pyroelectric substance
[pahy-roh-i-lek-tris-i-tee, -ee-lek-] /ˌpaɪ roʊ ɪ lɛkˈtrɪs ɪ ti, -ˌi lɛk-/ noun 1. electrification or electrical polarity produced in certain crystals by temperature changes. /ˌpaɪrəʊɪlɛkˈtrɪsɪtɪ; -ˌiːlɛk-/ noun 1. the development of opposite charges at the ends of the axis of certain hemihedral crystals, such as tourmaline, as a result of a change in temperature
[pahy-ruh-gal-eyt, -gaw-leyt] /ˌpaɪ rəˈgæl eɪt, -ˈgɔ leɪt/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a salt or ether of . /ˌpaɪrəʊˈɡæleɪt/ noun 1. any salt or ester of pyrogallol
[pahy-ruh-gal-awl, -ol, -guh-lawl, -lol] /ˌpaɪ rəˈgæl ɔl, -ɒl, -gəˈlɔl, -ˈlɒl/ noun 1. a white, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous, solid, phenolic compound, C 6 H 3 (OH) 3 , obtained by heating and water: used chiefly as a developer in photography, as a mordant for wool, in dyeing, and in medicine in the treatment of certain skin […]
[pahy-ruh-juh n, -jen] /ˈpaɪ rə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn/ noun 1. a substance, as a thermostable bacterial toxin, that produces a rise in temperature in a human or animal. /ˈpaɪrəʊˌdʒɛn/ noun 1. any of a group of substances that cause a rise in temperature in an animal body n. 1858, as a proposed word for “electricity,” from […]