from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The current, as of electricity, set up by heating a compound circuit consisting of two or more different metals.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Physics) A current developed or set in motion by heat; specif., an electric current, in a heterogeneous circuit, due to differences of temperature between the junctions of the substances of which the circuit is composed.
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- noun A
current, as of electricity, developed or set in motion by the action of heat.
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thermo- + current
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