What is electric?

  • (adj): Using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity.
    Example: "Electric current"; "electric wiring"
    Synonyms: electrical
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on electric:

Index Of Engineering Articles - E
... Earthquake engineering -- Elasticity -- Electric charge -- Electric current -- Electric field -- Electric motor -- Electric potential -- Electrical circuit -- Electrical engineering -- Electrical circuit ...
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, Fairport Convention, and Pentangle ... incorporation 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 ...
East Lancashire Railway - Locomotives - Electric
... Electric Multiple Units BR Class 504 unit 65451+77172 (stored at Buckley Wells, being restored as hauled coaching stock) ...
Gaston (comics) - Props, Inventions and Other Running Gags - Other Inventions
... A rotating Christmas tree A pneumatic ashtray An electric scarecrow A folding bicycle A remote-controlled electric iron A mini-lawnmower (to mow around ...
USS Flier (SS-250)
... Career Builder Electric Boat Company, Groton, Connecticut Laid down 30 October 1942 Launched 11 July 1943 Sponsored by Mrs ... characteristics Class type Gato-class diesel-electric submarine Displacement 1,525 long tons (1,549 t) surfaced 2,424 long tons (2,463 t) submerged Length 311 ft 9 in (95.02 m) Beam 27 ft 3 in (8.31 m) Draft 17 ... 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): (of a situation) exceptionally tense.
    Example: "An atmosphere electric with suspicion"

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    That’s the down-town frieze,
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