electric meaning

[ i'lektrik ] Pronunciation:   "electric" in a sentence
Adjective: electric  i'lektrik
  1. Using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity
    "electric current"; "electric wiring"
    - electrical 
  2. (of a situation) exceptionally tense
    "an atmosphere electric with suspicion" 
  3. Affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling
    "gave an electric reading of the play"
    - galvanic, galvanizing, galvanising [Brit]
Noun: electric  i'lektrik
  1. A car that is powered by electricity
    - electric automobile, electric car

Derived forms: electrics

See also: electrically, electricity, exciting, tense

Type of: auto, automobile, car, machine, motorcar

Encyclopedia: Electric


[Electronics]
1. Pertaining to electricity and its various
manifestations.
2. See ELECTROSTATIC.
electric absorption See DIELECTRIC ABSORP-
TION.

[Medicine]
or elec·tri·cal adj : of, relating to, or operated by electricity — elec·tri·cal·ly adv

Examples

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  1. an electric heater consumes too much electricity.
  2. two like electric charges repel each other.
  3. he uses an electric razor for shaving.
  4. electric currents persisted only for a moment.
  5. sparks are spurting out from the electric wire.

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