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electricity

noun [no plural]   /ɪˌlekˈtrɪs·ə·ti/
A2 a type of energy that can produce light and heat, or make machines work electricidad The electricity was turned off.
(Definition of electricity from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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)
Translations of “electricity”
in Korean 전기…
in Arabic كَهْرَباء…
in Malaysian elektrik…
in French électricité…
in Russian электричество…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電, 電能…
in Italian elettricità…
in Turkish elektrik…
in Polish elektryczność…
in Vietnamese điện…
in Portuguese eletricidade…
in Thai กระแสไฟฟ้า…
in German die Elektrizität…
in Catalan electricitat…
in Japanese 電気…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电, 电能…
in Indonesian tenaga listrik…
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