[adjective]an electric blanket/car/kettle/lawnmower/lightSomething might be described as electric if it is very exciting and produces strong feelings.an electric performance/atmosphereThe electric chair is used in some parts of the US to kill a criminal with a current of electricity.An electric fence produces a small electric current, usually to keep animals in a particular area.An (UK) electric fire/(US and ANZ) electric heater is a small heater with two metal bars which become red when hot.See picture: Fires and heatersAn electric razor is a device for removing hair which has different types of blades which turn or move backwards and forwards.An electric shock (informal shock) is a current of electricity going through the body, which can kill if it is strong enough.
Meaning of ELECTRIC in English
Cambridge English vocab. Кембриджский английский словарь. 2012