Translation of "electricity" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ 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

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