Meaning of ELECTRIC in English

ELECTRIC

I. adjective Etymology: New Latin ~us produced from amber by friction, ~, from Medieval Latin, of amber, from Latin electrum amber, electrum, from Greek ēlektron; akin to Greek ēlektōr beaming sun Date: 1675 of, relating to, or operated by ~ity , exciting as if by ~ shock , 3. electronic 3a, amplifying sound by electronic means, very bright , ~ally adverb II. noun Date: 1646 a nonconductor of ~ity used to excite or accumulate ~ity, something (as a light, automobile, or train) operated by ~ity

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