Definition of electrical in English:

electrical

Syllabification: e·lec·tri·cal
Pronunciation: /iˈlektrikəl
 
/

adjective

  • 1Operating by or producing electricity: an electrical appliance
    More example sentences
    • Since when did the average boat owner need a generator to operate the boat's electrical system?
    • Many of them were young boys whose wire strings hit electrical power lines, causing short circuits.
    • The instrument operates from a standard electrical outlet and requires no calibration.
  • 1.1Concerned with electricity: an electrical engineer
    More example sentences
    • We have an electrical store there selling appliances, washing machines.
    • In fact its name sounded more like a jewellery shop than an electrical store.
    • The blast flung an air-conditioning unit and a microwave into the consulate garden from a nearby electrical shop.

Derivatives

electrically

Pronunciation: /-(ə)lē/
adverb
More example sentences
  • Playing electrically, we seemed to stick to the pop sort of stuff, but personally I find it much easier to write country songs.
  • In the body, it mops up destructive electrically charged oxygen molecules called free radicals that can damage tissue and trigger cancer.
  • The receivers consist of ion channels - proteins that act as gateways for electrically charged particles.

More definitions of electrical

Definition of electrical in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmeɪlstrəm
noun
a powerful whirlpool in the sea