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Princeton's WordNet

  1. electrification(noun)

    the activity of thrilling or markedly exciting some person or group

  2. electrification(noun)

    the act of providing electricity

    "the electrification of rural Tennessee"


  1. electrification(Noun)

    The act of electrifying, or the state of being charged with electricity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Electrification(noun)

    the act of electrifying, or the state of being charged with electricity


  1. Electrification

    Electrification is the process of powering by electricity and is usually associated with changing over from another power source. The broad meaning of the term, such as in the history of technology and economic history, usually applies to a region or national economy. Broadly speaking, electrification was the build out of the electrical generating and distribution systems which occurred in the United States, Britain and other countries from the mid-1880s until around 1950 and is in progress in rural areas in some developing countries. This included the change over from line shaft and belt drive using steam engines and water power to electric motors. The electrification of particular sectors of the economy is called by terms such as factory electrification, household electrification, rural electrification or railway electrification. It may also apply to changing industrial processes such as smelting, melting, separating or refining from coal or coke heating or chemical processes to some type of electric process such as electric arc furnace, electric induction or resistance heating or electrolysis or electrolytic separating. Electrification was called "the greatest engineering achievement of the 20th Century" by the National Academy of Engineering.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Electrification

    The receiving or imparting an electric charge to a surface; a term usually applied to electrostatic phenomena.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of electrification in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of electrification in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of electrification in a Sentence

  1. Lasse Fridstroem:

    We're getting a certain amount of vehicle electrification for free, paid by other countries, but perhaps it won't last.

  2. Rob Watson:

    Electrification is set to have as dramatic an impact on aviation as the replacement of piston engines by gas turbines, we are at the dawn of the third era of aviation.

  3. Nick Rogers:

    Electric vehicles will absolutely play a role in Jaguar Land Rover's future product portfolio and Formula E will give us a unique opportunity to further our development of electrification technologies, in the next decade we will see more changes in the automotive world than in the last 30.

  4. Rich Reppeto:

    The electrification of the securities industry is a continuing, inescapable trend.

  5. Reilly Brennan:

    Electrification will set off a number of economic changes in the traditional value chain in and around vehicles.

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