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electric British & World English

Of, worked by, charged with, or producing electricity

electric blue British & World English

A steely or brilliant light blue

electric eel British & World English

A large eel-like freshwater fish of South America, using pulses of electricity to kill prey, assist in navigation, and for defence

electric eye British & World English

A photoelectric cell operating a relay when the beam of light illuminating it is obscured

electric fire British & World English

An electrically operated incandescent or convector heater, typically a portable one for domestic use

electric ray British & World English

A sluggish bottom-dwelling marine ray that typically lives in shallow water and can produce an electric shock for the capture of prey and for defence

diesel-electric British & World English

Denoting or relating to a locomotive driven by the electric current produced by a diesel-engined generator

electric chair British & World English

A chair in which convicted criminals are executed by electrocution, especially in parts of the US

electric fence British & World English

A fence through which an electric current can be passed, giving an electric shock to any person or animal touching it

electric field British & World English

A region around a charged particle or object within which a force would be exerted on other charged particles or objects

electric guitar British & World English

A guitar with a built-in pickup or pickups which convert string vibrations into electrical signals for amplification

electric moment British & World English

The product of the distance separating the charges of a dipole and the magnitude of either charge

electric organ British & World English

An organ (keyboard) in which the sound is produced electrically rather than by pipes

electric shaver British & World English

An electrical device for shaving, with oscillating or rotating blades behind a metal guard

electric shock British & World English

A sudden discharge of electricity through a part of the body

electric blanket British & World English

An electrically wired blanket used for heating a bed

electric intensity British & World English

The strength of an electric field at any point, equal to the force per unit charge experienced by a small charge placed at that point

electric-powered British & World English

Powered by electricity

magneto-electric British & World English

Relating to the electric currents generated in a material by its motion in a magnetic field

electric-arc furnace British & World English

A furnace which uses an electric arc as a heat source, especially for steel-making

bioelectric British & World English

Relating to electricity or electrical phenomena produced within living organisms

electric fire in fire British & World English

A domestic heating appliance that uses electricity or gas as fuel

electric hare in hare British & World English

A dummy hare propelled around the track in greyhound racing

electrical storm British & World English

A thunderstorm or other violent disturbance of the electrical condition of the atmosphere

electric storm in electrical storm British & World English

A thunderstorm or other violent disturbance of the electrical condition of the atmosphere

electric razor in electric shaver British & World English

An electrical device for shaving, with oscillating or rotating blades behind a metal guard

hydroelectric British & World English

Relating to or denoting the generation of electricity using flowing water (typically from a reservoir held behind a dam or barrage) to drive a turbine which powers a generator

photoelectric British & World English

Characterized by or involving the emission of electrons from a surface by the action of light

electric eel in eel British & World English

Used in names of unrelated fishes that resemble the true eels, e.g. electric eel, moray eel

electric English Thesaurus

electric power

electric English-Spanish

eléctrico

electric blue English-Spanish

azul eléctrico invariable adjective/adjetivo invariable

electric eye English-Spanish

célula feminine fotoeléctrica

electric fire English-Spanish

estufa, calentador

electric ray English-Spanish

torpedo masculine

diesel-electric English-Spanish

dieseleléctrico

electric chair English-Spanish

silla feminine eléctrica

electric storm English-Spanish

→ electrical storm

electric whisk English-Spanish

batidora, batidor


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