execution by electricity
killing by electric shock
execution by electricity. Electrocution as a form of punishment for crime is usually carried out while the victim is sitting in a chair specially designed for the purpose, called an electric chair, fitted with electrodes that contact the head and limbs. To be executed in such a manner is sometimes referred to in grim humor as to ride the lightning.
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.
The numerical value of electrocution in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of electrocution in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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- Stromschlag, [[Hinrichtung]] [[auf]] [[der, [[Tod]] [[durch]] [[Stromschlag]]German
- sähkökuolema, sähköteloitusFinnish
- 電気椅子刑, 感電死Japanese
- porażenie prądemPolish
- [[удар]] ([[электрический, [[смерть]] [[от]] [[электрический, электроглушение, [[поражение]] ([[электрический, [[казнь]] [[на]] [[электрический, [[смертельныйRussian
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