Definition of 'electric'
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City could hardly hear themselves think in the electric atmosphere and were clearly rattled. The Sun (2016)Do these sheep dream of electric fences? Times, Sunday Times (2016)These crystals give off a small electric current. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was like an electric light had gone off in my brain. The Sun (2016)Whisk until light and fluffy using an electric hand whisk and spoon into the cases. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Electric cars have four times as much copper as an internal combustion vehicle and the charging equipment requires more. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Along the route, the atmosphere was electric. The Sun (2016)Experts are predicting one of the worst winters for years, so invest in an electric blanket and stay warm. The Sun (2016)I bought myself quite an expensive electric bass guitar, so it could be about an electric bass guitar. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What is it about the electric guitar that has gained it such iconic status? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The sheer resilience of my players shone through and the atmosphere was electric. The Sun (2012)Put the egg whites into a bowl and whisk with an electric mixer until thickened. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They have also built an electric fence around the most popular breeding area. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Two other important new industries were the telephone and electric light businesses. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)Time to fly home to my electric blanket and underfloor heating. The Sun (2015)The gas and electric bills concern us. The Sun (2009)The battery makes an electric current low through the copper wire. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It works on the concept that a copper strip carrying a tiny electric charge will repel slugs. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Electric trains emit less greenhouse gas than diesels and cause less network wear and tear. The Sun (2009)Its industries rely on electric power and the country imports huge amounts of oil and gas. Times, Sunday Times (2011)One option was to encourage companies to sell electric cars but lease the batteries. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The electric chair can be very messy. The Sun (2008)The rock riff is a product of a misuse of the electric guitar. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Mix with an electric whisk for two minutes until smooth. The Sun (2014)Houses are surrounded by high walls topped by electric fences to keep out marauding bands of robbers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)These signs were constructed from tubes glowing with electric light. Anti-Ice (1993)Save s on your gas and electric bills by switching suppliers. The Sun (2015)It uses variations in electric current along a long wire to transmit coded messages from one location to another. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The bolt of lightning had struck the roof aerial and sent a huge electric charge down to the set. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It was only in the morning that he discovered his wife had bought an electric blanket while he was away. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The electric power industry expanded rapidly. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995) Electric trains are also quieter, less polluting and far more reliable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I would say this is the first electric car that truly handles. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'electric'
British English: electric /ɪˈlɛktrɪk/ ADJECTIVE
An electric device works by means of electricity.
...her electric guitar.
- American English: electric
- Arabic: كَهْرَبائِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: elétrico
- Chinese: 电的
- Croatian: električan
- Czech: elektrický
- Danish: elektrisk
- Dutch: elektrisch
- European Spanish: eléctrico
- Finnish: sähköinen
- French: électrique
- German: elektrisch
- Greek: ηλεκτρικός
- Italian: elettrico
- Japanese: 電気の
- Korean: 전기의
- Norwegian: elektrisk
- Polish: elektryczny
- European Portuguese: elétrico
- Romanian: electric
- Russian: электрический
- Spanish: eléctrico
- Swedish: elektrisk
- Thai: เกี่ยวกับไฟฟ้า
- Turkish: elektrikli
- Ukrainian: електричний
- Vietnamese: điện
Definition of electric from the Collins English Dictionary
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