thermopile generator

thermopile generator

[′thər·mə‚pīl ′jen·ə‚rād·ər]
(electricity)
An electricity source powered by the heating of an electrical resistor that can be connected to a thermopile to generate small amounts of electric current.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.