Meaning of ELECTRIC in English

ELECTRIC

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

An ~ device or machine works by means of ~ity, rather than using some other source of power.

...her ~ guitar.

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2.

An ~ current, voltage, or charge is one that is produced by ~ity.

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3.

Electric plugs, sockets, or power lines are designed to carry ~ity.

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4.

Electric is used to refer to the supply of ~ity. (INFORMAL)

An average ~ bill might go up $2 or $3 per month...

= ~ity

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5.

If you describe the atmosphere of a place or event as ~, you mean that people are in a state of great excitement.

The mood in the hall was ~.

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