Definitions for ELECTRIC
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electric, electric automobile, electric caradjective
a car that is powered by electricity
using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity
"electric current"; "electric wiring"; "electrical appliances"; "an electrical storm"
(of a situation) exceptionally tense
"an atmosphere electric with suspicion"
electric, galvanic, galvanizing, galvanisingadjective
affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling
"gave an electric reading of the play"; "the new leader had a galvanic effect on morale"
An electric car.
A substance or object which can be electrified; an insulator or non-conductor, like amber or glass.
Of, relating to, produced by, operated with, or utilising electricity; electrical.
Of, or relating to an electronic version of a musical instrument that has an acoustic equivalent.
Being emotionally thrilling; electrifying.
Drawing electricity from an external source; not battery-operated; corded.
Electricity is the set of physical phenomena associated with the presence and motion of matter that has a property of electric charge. Electricity is related to magnetism, both being part of the phenomenon of electromagnetism, as described by Maxwell's equations. Various common phenomena are related to electricity, including lightning, static electricity, electric heating, electric discharges and many others. The presence of an electric charge, which can be either positive or negative, produces an electric field. The movement of electric charges is an electric current and produces a magnetic field. When a charge is placed in a location with a non-zero electric field, a force will act on it. The magnitude of this force is given by Coulomb's law. If the charge moves, the electric field would be doing work on the electric charge. Thus we can speak of electric potential at a certain point in space, which is equal to the work done by an external agent in carrying a unit of positive charge from an arbitrarily chosen reference point to that point without any acceleration and is typically measured in volts.
Electric typically refers to something related to electricity, which is the flow of charged particles, namely electrons and ions, through a conductor. Electric can also pertain to devices, systems, or phenomena that utilize or produce electricity, such as electric circuits, electric motors, or electric fields.
alt. of Electrical
a nonconductor of electricity, as amber, glass, resin, etc., employed to excite or accumulate electricity
Electric is the pivotal third album by The Cult. Released in 1987, the album marked a deliberate stylistic change in the band from a Gothic rock to a hard rock band. Rick Rubin, the producer on Electric, had been specifically hired to remake the band's sound in an effort to capitalize on the popularity of hard rock and heavy metal in the 1980s. The album was featured in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
e-lek′trik, adj. pertaining to or produced by electricity.—n. any electric substance: a non-conductor of electricity, as amber, glass, &c.—adj. Elec′trical.—adv. Elec′trically.—ns. Elec′tric-eel (see Gymnotus); Electri′cian, one who studies, or is versed in, the science of electricity; Electric′ity, name of the cause of certain phenomena of attraction and repulsion: the phenomena themselves: the science which investigates the nature and laws of these phenomena.—adj. Elec′trifīable.—n. Electrificā′tion.—v.t. Elec′trify, to communicate electricity to: to excite suddenly: to astonish: to adapt to electricity as the motive power:—pa.p. elec′trified.—n. Elec′trisation.—v.t. Elec′trīse, to electrify.—ns. Elec′trode, either of the poles of a galvanic battery; Elec′trolier, a device for suspending a group of incandescent lamps; Elec′trum, amber: an alloy of gold and silver.—Electric railway, a railway on which electricity is the motive-power; Electric spark, one of the forms in which accumulated electricity discharges itself; Electric storm, a violent disturbance in the electrical condition of the earth. [L. electrum—Gr. elektron, amber, in which electricity was first observed.]
Relating to electricity.
The hair straighteners are electric and work efficiently.
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Rank popularity for the word 'ELECTRIC' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3093
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Rank popularity for the word 'ELECTRIC' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2240
Rank popularity for the word 'ELECTRIC' in Adjectives Frequency: #399
The numerical value of ELECTRIC in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of ELECTRIC in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Josh Day wife added : I think we’re pretty all in ! We live here. We work here. Babcock Ranch, near Fort Myers on state’s west coast, was developed from the beginning with a massive solar power farm generating 100 percent of the electric needs. About 350,000 photovoltaic solar panels stretch across a swath of land the size of 200 football fields. When developer Syd Kitson, a former NFL lineman with the Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers, bought the 17,000-acre property, it was all old mining and farmland. Babcock Ranch, near Fort Myers on state’s west coast, was developed from the beginning with a massive solar power farm generating 100 percent of the electric needs. About 350,000 photovoltaic solar panels stretch across a swath of land the size of 200 football fields. It’s now the country’s first, fully solar city, with a very low carbon footprint, a soon-to-open school, electric shuttles that will eventually be driverless, a cute town square with shops and an emphasis on the environment and preservation. Where most developers would build and sell as many homes as possible, for greater profit, Kitson’s vision from the beginning was preserving most of the open space, now encompassing several lakes and 50 miles of bike trails. The homes run from $ 190,000 to about $ 499,000. Residents can work in the town, but are not required to do so. The fully completed footprint will eventually be 19,500 homes. We think about the way we develop differently …. It’s the most environmentally responsible, the most sustainable new town that’s ever been developed, and, it’s the first solar-powered town in America. And we’re very proud of that. In January, the first two people moved in. Now, there are 150 homes under contract with an expectation that will there will be 250 families moved in by December. Eight developers are now building homes. The vision is a unique creation of a 45,000-person small city. But first came the enormous solar farm. Syd Kitson gave the land to Florida Power Light for free, which then spent more than $ 100,000,000 installing all the panels, wires and storage batteries. That solar-generated power now is shared throughout FPL’s grid, as Babcock Ranch’s demand, at this point, remains very small. John Woolschlager, an urban planningprofessor at nearby Florida Gulf Coast University, said all cities canultimately follow Babcock Ranch’s model, but Florida Gulf Coast University will take years. Babcock Ranch’s huge advantage was that Babcock Ranch huge advantage’s being built from scratch with theself-sustainability and pro-environment philosophy on the ground first.
Genius hath electric power which earth can never tame.
We are interested in being relevant to the automotive industry and electric cars have made great gains in our lifetime, the short answer is if our engine manufacturers came to us and said they need something very relevant to electric cars it’s not beyond the realms of possibility to open things up and there are ways to introduce and do that. But when you look at current battery technology there are some limitations that would change the format of our racing big-time, so I don’t see that in our immediate future. To make a dramatic technological change like that to our series we would have to have a clear mandate to do that from our manufacturers. When they want to make that they will be telling us and we would take a look at it.
If Thomas Edison invented electric light today, Dan Rather would report it on CBS News as candle making industry threatened.
I loathe the expression "What makes him tick." It is the American mind, looking for simple and singular solution, that uses the foolish expression. A person not only ticks, he also chimes and strikes the hour, falls and breaks and has to be put together again, and sometimes stops like an electric clock in a thunderstorm.
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- електрически, наелектризиращBulgarian
- elèctricCatalan, Valencian
- elektronisch, elektrisch, elektrisierendGerman
- eléctrico, electrizante, electrónico, coche eléctricoSpanish
- برقي, ماشين برقيPersian
- sähkö-, sähköinenFinnish
- électrique, voiture électriqueFrench
- eléctrico, electrizante, eléctricaGalician
- elettronico, elettricoItalian
- 電動の, エレクトリック, 電気自動車, 電気的なJapanese
- electricus, electricaLatin
- elektroninis, elektrinisLithuanian
- elektriskNorwegian Nynorsk
- eletrizante, elétricoPortuguese
- электро-, электрическийRussian
- el-, elbil, elektriskSwedish
- elektrikli, elektro-, elektrikTurkish
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