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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “electricity”

electricity

noun [U]
 
 
/ɪˌlekˈtrɪs.ɪ.ti/ US  /-ə.t̬i/
a form of energy, produced in several ways, which provides power to devices that create light, heat,
电;电能
The electricity has been turned off.
电已被断掉了。
an electricity generating company
发电公司
powered/heated by electricity
电动/电热供暖
an electricity bill
电费
Electricity and electronics
(Definition of electricity from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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