\pˌiːzə͡ʊlɪktɹˈɪsɪti], \pˌiːzəʊlɪktɹˈɪsɪti], \p_ˌiː_z_əʊ_l_ɪ_k_t_ɹ_ˈɪ_s_ɪ_t_i]\
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electricity produced by mechanical pressure on certain crystals (notably quartz or Rochelle salt); alternatively, electrostatic stress produces a change in the linear dimensions of the crystal
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