electric, electric automobile, electric car(adj)
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, galvanising(adj)
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.
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.]
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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
Examples of electric in a Sentence
I can't wait to own my own electric surfboard.
Genius hath electric power which earth can never tame.
The electric vehicle market is going to grow this year.
The atmosphere was electric. It was almost like a U.S. home game.
It's going to be an adventure, but the energy feels electric here.
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Translations for electric
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- наелектризиращ, електрическиBulgarian
- elèctricCatalan, Valencian
- elektrisierend, elektrisch, elektronischGerman
- eléctrico, coche eléctrico, electrizante, electrónicoSpanish
- برقي, ماشين برقيPersian
- sähkö-, sähköinenFinnish
- électrique, voiture électriqueFrench
- eléctrica, eléctrico, electrizanteGalician
- elettronico, elettricoItalian
- 電気的な, 電動の, 電気自動車, エレクトリックJapanese
- electricus, electricaLatin
- elektroninis, elektrinisLithuanian
- elektriskNorwegian Nynorsk
- elétrico, eletrizantePortuguese
- электрический, электро-Russian
- elektrisk, elbil, el-Swedish
- elektrikli, elektrik, elektro-Turkish
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