electricity translation to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "electricity" - English-Spanish dictionary

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…
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “electricity” in Spanish

A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
by ,
May 04, 2016
by Kate Woodford We can’t always focus on the positive! This week, we’re looking at the language that is used to refer to arguing and arguments, and the differences in meaning between the various words and phrases. There are several words that suggest that people are arguing about something that is not important. (As you might

Read More 

Word of the Day

galaxy

one of the independent groups of stars in the universe

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More