bimorph cell

bimorph cell [bī′môrf΄]
n.
BI-1 + Gr morphē, form
Electronics a piezoelectric transducer consisting of two crystals cemented together, used in microphones, headphones, loudspeakers, etc. to convert vibrations into a voltage output or to convert a signal voltage into vibrations that can produce audible sounds: often called bimorph n. or bimorphous cell [bī′môr΄fəs, bī môr′fəs]

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  • bimorph cell — [bī′môrf΄] n. [ BI 1 + Gr morphē, form] Electronics a piezoelectric transducer consisting of two crystals cemented together, used in microphones, headphones, loudspeakers, etc. to convert vibrations into a voltage output or to convert a signal… …   English World dictionary

  • bimorph cell — bi|morph «BY mrf», noun, or bimorph cell, a rigid structure of two quartz or other crystals cemented together, and caused to bend when a potential makes one crystal expand and the other contract. A bimorph is used to activate loudspeakers and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bi|morph — «BY mrf», noun, or bimorph cell, a rigid structure of two quartz or other crystals cemented together, and caused to bend when a potential makes one crystal expand and the other contract. A bimorph is used to activate loudspeakers and various… …   Useful english dictionary

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