HyperDic: electric

English > 4 senses of the word electric:
ADJECTIVEpertelectric, electricalusing or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity
allelectric(of a situation) exceptionally tense
allelectric, galvanic, galvanizing, galvanisingaffected by emotion as if by electricity
NOUNartifactelectric, electric automobile, electric cara car that is powered by electricity
electric > pronunciation
Soundsihleh'ktrihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > electric: 4 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningUsing or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity.
Examples
  • "electric current"
  • "electric wiring"
  • "electrical appliances"
  • "an electrical storm"
Synonymelectrical
Spanisheléctrica, eléctrico
Catalanelèctric
Nounselectricitya physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons
electricityenergy made available by the flow of electric charge through a conductor
Adverbselectricallyby electricity
English > electric: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of a situation) exceptionally tense.
Example"an atmosphere electric with suspicion"
BroadertenseIn or of a state of physical or nervous tension
Spanishelectrizante
Catalanelectritzant
Nounselectricitykeen and shared excitement
English > electric: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningaffected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling.
Example"gave an electric reading of the play"
Synonymsgalvanic, galvanizing, galvanising
Broaderexcitingcreating or arousing excitement
Spanisheléctrico, electrizante, emocionante, excitante
Catalanelectritzant, emocionant, excitant
English > electric: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA car that is powered by electricity.
Synonymselectric automobile, electric car
Broadercar, auto, automobile, machine, motorcarA motor vehicle with four wheels
Spanishautomóbil eléctrico, coche eléctrico
Catalanautomòbil elèctric, cotxe elèctric

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