Definitions for electrocution
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
e•lec•tro•cuteɪˈlɛk trəˌkyut(v.t.)-cut•ed, -cut•ing.
to kill by electricity.
to execute (a criminal) by electricity, as in an electric chair.
Origin of electrocute:
1885–90, Amer.; electro - + (exe )cute
execution by electricity
killing by electric shock
The accidental death or suicide by electric shock.
Deliberate execution by electric shock, usually involving an electric chair.
A severe electric shock, whether fatal or not.
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