Definition of electro in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪˈlɛktrəʊ/

noun (plural electros)

1 short for electrotype or electroplate.
Example sentences
  • I've also been trying to source Ammonium Ferric Sulphate and Copper Sulphate, for electro etching.
  • Leavy suggests that this division of the twenty-five subject electro was to meet the shrinkage of the paper in the sheet.
  • The thin film of wax which adheres to the face of the electro is removed by placing it upon a wire rack.
2 [mass noun] A style of dance music with a fast beat and synthesized backing track.
Example sentences
  • We were influenced by electro, hip-hop, house music, jazz-funk, reggae, everything really.
  • But in and around the unforgiving techno and electro beats, electronic sounds swirl unpredictably.
  • The first three songs are obviously meant for the dance floor, but as you get further into the record, the songs have more of an electro pop feel.

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