Definition of electrical in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪˈlɛktrɪk(ə)l/


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


1Electrical equipment or circuitry.
Example sentences
  • 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.
Example sentences
  • 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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