What does Electric mean?

Definitions for Electric
ɪˈlɛk trɪkElec·tric

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. electric, electric automobile, electric caradjective

    a car that is powered by electricity

  2. electric, electricaladjective

    using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity

    "electric current"; "electric wiring"; "electrical appliances"; "an electrical storm"

  3. electricadjective

    (of a situation) exceptionally tense

    "an atmosphere electric with suspicion"

  4. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. electricnoun

    Electricity.

  2. electricnoun

    An electric car.

  3. electricnoun

    A substance or object which can be electrified; an insulator or non-conductor, like amber or glass.

  4. electricadjective

    Of, relating to, produced by, operated with, or utilising electricity; electrical.

  5. electricadjective

    Of, or relating to an electronic version of a musical instrument that has an acoustic equivalent.

  6. electricadjective

    Being emotionally thrilling; electrifying.

  7. electricadjective

    Drawing electricity from an external source; not battery-operated; corded.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Electricadjective

    alt. of Electrical

  2. Electricnoun

    a nonconductor of electricity, as amber, glass, resin, etc., employed to excite or accumulate electricity

Freebase

  1. Electric

    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

  1. Electric

    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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. electric

    Relating to electricity.

    The hair straighteners are electric and work efficiently.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 25, 2021  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Electric' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3093

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Electric' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2240

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Electric' in Adjectives Frequency: #399

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Electric in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Electric in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Electric in a Sentence

  1. Gloucester Township Police Department:

    Damage to residences included several trees knocked down onto the roofs, as well as one residence, where a tree fell through the roof and into the living room area of the home. Electric power to the development had also been knocked out.

  2. George Sun:

    So far the feedback (from local governments) is very, very positive. We solved the biggest headache of electric car charging for local government.

  3. Henry Wrobel:

    I set up auto-debit to pay my electric bill, phone bill, insurance, TV, ’ and out of that, he checked ‘ no, his wife does it. ’.

  4. General Motors:

    Removing vehicles like the Chevy Bolt and prohibiting General Motors and other manufacturers from consideration will dramatically reduce California's choices for affordable, American-made electric vehicles and limit Chevy Bolt ability to reach Chevy Bolt goal of minimizing the state government's carbon footprint, a goal that General Motors shares, general Motors is committed to an all-electric future which is why we support California's initiative to electrify their fleet.

  5. Jake Fisher:

    It's one of these things like you could never be too wealthy or too thin, right ? you can never have too much range on an electric car.

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