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Meaning of “electric” in the English Dictionary

"electric" in British English

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electricadjective

uk   us   /ɪˈlek.trɪk/

electric adjective (POWER)

A2 using ​electricity for ​power: an electric ​blanket/​car/​kettle/​light informal relating to ​electricity: Our electric bill for ​July was $115.
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electric adjective (EXCITING)

C1 very ​exciting and ​producingstrongfeelings: an electric ​performance

electricnoun [U]

informal
electricity: How much do you ​pay for ​gas and electric?
(Definition of electric from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"electric" in American English

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electricadjective

 us   /ɪˈlek·trɪk/
powered by ​electricity: electric ​current/​power an electric ​light/​motor Something might be ​described as electric if it is very ​exciting: The ​aerialacrobats at the ​circus gave an electric ​performance.
(Definition of electric from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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