Meaning of ELECTRICAL in English

ELECTRICAL

e ‧ lec ‧ tri ‧ cal S3 /ɪˈlektrɪk ə l/ BrE AmE adjective

[ Word Family: noun : ↑ electrician , ↑ electricity , ↑ electrics , ↑ electrification ; adjective : ↑ electric , ↑ electrical , ↑ electrified , ↑ electrifying ; verb : ↑ electrify ; adverb : ↑ electrically ]

1 . relating to electricity:

The fire was caused by an electrical fault.

an electrical engineer (=a person who designs and makes electrical equipment)

2 . using electricity

electrical equipment/goods/appliances etc

—electrically /-kli/ adverb

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THESAURUS

▪ electric used about something that works using electricity:

an electric kettle

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Is your cooker electric or gas?

▪ electrical used about things in general that use electricity, or people whose job is to make or repair these things:

a company manufacturing electrical goods

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an electrical engineer

▪ electronic used about equipment such as computers and televisions that work by using extremely small electrical parts, or about systems that work using computers:

Most kids love electronic games.

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Email is the short word for electronic mail.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.