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Spanish translation of “electricity”

electricity

noun /elekˈtrisəti/
a form of energy used to give heat, light, power etc
electricidad
The pump is powered by electricity Don’t waste electricity.
electric /əˈlektrik/ adjective of, produced by, or worked by electricity
eléctrico
an electric light.
full of excitement
electrizante
The atmosphere in the theatre/theater was electric.
electrical adjective related to electricity
eléctrico
electrical engineering electrical appliances an electrical fault.
electrically adverb
con electricidad
Is this machine electrically operated?
electrician /-ʃən/ noun a person whose job is to make, install, repair etc electrical equipment
electricista
The electrician mended the electric fan.
electrics /iˈlektriks/ noun plural the electrical system in a building, vehicle, or machine
la instalación elèctrica, el sistema eléctrico.
Something’s gone wrong with the electrics.
electrified /-faid/ adjective supplied or charged with electricity
eléctrico (cercado); electrificado
an electrified fence.
electrify /-fai/ verb (past participle electrified) to convert (a railway/railroad etc) to the use of electricity as the moving power
electrificar
The line was electrified in the 1970s.
to excite or astonish
electrizar
The news electrified us.
electrification /-fi/ noun
electrificación
the electrification of the railway/railroad.
electrifying adjective
electrizante
an electrifying speech.
electric chair noun a chair used to execute criminals by sending a powerful electric current through them
silla eléctrica
He was sent to the electric chair for his crimes.
electric charge noun ( electrical charge) (physics ) the amount of electricity which is put into a piece of electrical equipment such as a battery; charge
carga elèctrica
a positive/negative electrical charge.
electric circuit noun ( electrical circuit) (physics ) a complete path through which an electric current can flow; circuit
circuito eléctrico
a series/parallel electrical circuit an electric circuit board.
electric current noun ( electrical current) (physics ) a flow of electricity; current
corriente eléctrica, electricidad
(Definition of electricity from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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