Meaning of “electric” in the English Dictionary

"electric" in British English

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electricadjective

uk /iˈlek.trɪk/ us /iˈlek.trɪk/

electricnoun [ U ]

/iˈlek.trɪk/ /iˈlek.trɪk/ informal

(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 aerial acrobats at the circus gave an electric performance.

(Definition of “electric” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)