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adjective electric pronunciation in British English /ɪˈlektrɪk/
  1. 1
    working by electricity

    an electric kettle/drill/razor/toothbrush

    houses without electric light

    1. a.
      used for carrying electricity

      an electric socket/plug/cable

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    2. b.
      relating to electricity

      an electric current

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  2. 2
    extremely exciting

    The atmosphere here tonight is absolutely electric.

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