Definition of electrical in English:


Line breaks: elec|tric¦al
Pronunciation: /ɪˈlɛktrɪk(ə)l


  • 1Concerned with, operating by, or producing electricity: electrical appliances
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    • 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.
  • 1.1(Of a company or shop) manufacturing or selling electrical appliances.
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    • 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.


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  • 1Electrical equipment or circuitry.
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    • The Hyderabad unit would manufacture the boiler feed pumps and Bhopal and Jhansi units would supply electricals and switchyard equipment, the release said.
    • Before that I was the sales manager with a Bombay consumer electricals company.
    • Over the past 13 years, 1,338 foreign companies, in software, hardware, electronics, electricals and engineering, made their presence felt in the state.
  • 1.1Shares in companies manufacturing electrical goods.
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    • On Tuesday, the company is due to release further details regarding the demerger of its electricals division.
    • "Consumer electricals was always going to be a tough place to be into the teeth of a consumer slowdown," an analyst said in a note.
    • Electricals were down more than 4 percent.



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  • 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.

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