Translation of "electricity" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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electricitynoun [ U ]

uk /ˌel.ɪkˈtrɪs.ə.ti/ us /iˌlekˈtrɪs.ə.t̬i/

A2 a form of energy that can be produced in several ways and that provides power to devices that create light, heat, etc.

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

More examples

  • Underground cables carry electricity to all parts of the city.
  • Someone has turned off the electricity supply.
  • The wind farm may be able to generate enough electricity for 2000 homes.
  • I pay my electricity bill by direct debit.
  • Many people are living in encampments around the city with no electricity or running water.

(Translation of “electricity” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)