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noun [uncountable] American English pronunciation: electricity /ɪˌlekˈtrɪsəti/ American English pronunciation: electricity /ˌilekˈtrɪsəti/

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  1. a form of energy that can produce light, heat, and power for machines, computers, televisions, etc.

    The machines run on electricity.

    a supply of electricity

    Switch off the electricity before you attempt any repairs.

    generate/produce electricity:

    Household waste could be burned to generate electricity.

    conduct electricity (=let it pass through):

    Salt water conducts electricity more easily.

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