Electric

  • (adj): (of a situation) exceptionally tense.
    Example: "An atmosphere electric with suspicion"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on electric:

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... Earthquake engineering -- Elasticity -- Electric charge -- Electric current -- Electric field -- Electric motor -- Electric potential -- Electrical circuit -- Electrical ...
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... A self-heating duffle coat A rotating Christmas tree A pneumatic ashtray An electric scarecrow A folding bicycle A remote-controlled electric iron A mini-lawnmower (to mow around ...
Folk Rock - Subgenres - Electric Folk
... Electric folk (aka British folk rock) is the name given to the form of folk rock pioneered in Britain during the late 1960s by the bands Sweeney's Men ... of traditional British folk music influences gives electric folk its distinctly British character and flavour ... Electric folk was at its most significant and popular during the late 1960s and 1970s, when, in addition to Fairport and Pentangle, it was also taken up by groups such as Steeleye Span and The Albion Band ...
East Lancashire Railway - Locomotives - Electric
... Electric Multiple Units BR Class 504 unit 65451+77172 (stored at Buckley Wells, being restored as hauled coaching stock) ...
USS Flier (SS-250)
... Career Builder Electric Boat Company, Groton, Connecticut Laid down 30 October 1942 Launched 11 July 1943 Sponsored by Mrs ... Mined in the Balabac Strait, 13 August 1944 General characteristics Class type Gato-class diesel-electric submarine Displacement 1,525 long tons (1,549 t) surfaced 2,424 long tons (2,463 t ... Her keel was laid down 30 October 1942 by Electric Boat Company of Groton, Connecticut ...

More definitions of "electric":

  • (adj): Affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling.
    Example: "Gave an electric reading of the play"
    Synonyms: galvanic, galvanizing, galvanising
  • (adj): Using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity.
    Example: "Electric current"; "electric wiring"
    Synonyms: electrical

Famous quotes containing the word electric:

    The widest prairies have electric fences....
    Philip Larkin (1922–1986)

    Suddenly I’m not half the girl
    I used to be.
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    The more I see of democracy the more I dislike it. It just brings everything down to the mere vulgar level of wages and prices, electric light and water closets, and nothing else.
    —D.H. (David Herbert)