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Related to thermoelectrical: Thermoelectric cooling, Thermoelectric generator, Thermoelectric cooler
1. of, relating to, used in, or operated by the generation of an electromotive force by the Seebeck effect or the Thomson effect
2. of, relating to, used in, or operated by the production or absorption of heat by the Peltier effect
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A thermoelectric module is a small, light-weight, and silent solid-state device that can operate as a heat pump or as an electrical power generator with no moving parts. Thermoelectric modules are durable, reliable, silent, lightweight, and compact green materials; they do not include compressed gases, chemicals, or toxic agents. See also: Smart materials
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