Meaning of electrocaloric effect

e•lec•tro•ca•lor'ic effect"

Pronunciation: (i-lek"trō-ku-lôr'ik, -lor'-), [key]
— Thermodynamics. Thermodynamics.
  1. the temperature change accompanying a change in the electric intensity of a thermally isolated system.
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