- any phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons, ions, or other charged
- the science concerned with electricity
- an electric current or charge
⇒ a motor powered by electricity
- emotional tension or excitement, esp between or among people
Word usage trends for “electricity”
Translations for 'electricity'
- British English: electricity Electricity is a form of energy used for heating and lighting, and to provide power for machines.We moved into a house with electricity but no running water.ɪlɛkˈtrɪsɪtɪ; ˌiːlɛk- NOUN
- Arabic: كَهْرَبَاء
- Brazilian Portuguese: eletricidade
- Chinese: 电力
- Croatian: struja
- Czech: elektřina
- Danish: elektricitet
- Dutch: elektriciteit
- European Spanish: electricidad
- Finnish: sähkö
- French: électricité
- German: Elektrizität
- Greek: ηλεκτρισμός
- Italian: elettricità
- Japanese: 電気
- Korean: 전기
- Norwegian: elektrisitet
- Polish: elektryczność
- Portuguese: eletricidade
- Romanian: electricitate electricități
- Russian: электричество
- Spanish: electricidad
- Swedish: elektricitet
- Thai: ไฟฟ้า
- Turkish: elektrik
- Ukrainian: електрика
- Vietnamese: điện
Example Sentences Including 'electricity'
I found myself in a large square in which a series of massive generators supplied electricity to banks of refrigerated containers.
BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)
My wife is on at me all the time, asking me if I'm trying to save electricity.
There were no lights in the upper floor windows: business, clearly, did not demand a burning of late electricity to fulfil small orders.
A Trout in the Milk