Electric definitions

ĭ-lĕk'trĭk
Of, charged with, or conducting electricity.

An electric wire.

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Producing, or produced by, electricity.

An electric generator.

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Operated by electricity.

An electric iron.

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Made or designed to generate sound primarily through electronic amplification.

Electric guitar, bass, etc.

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Very tense or exciting; electrifying.
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Designating a color that is very bright or metallic.

Electric blue.

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A train, car, etc. operated by electricity.
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Of, relating to, producing, or operated by electricity.

Electric current; an electrical device.

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An electrically powered machine or vehicle.

Our mower is an electric.

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The definition of electric is charged with or producing electricity, or very exciting or tense.

An example of something electric is a hairdryer.

An example of something electric is a wild light show.

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Electric is defined as powered by electricity.

An example of electric is a type of stove that works using electricity and not gas.

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Relating to or operated by electricity.
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Of, relating to, produced by, operated with, or utilising electricity; electrical.
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Of, or relating to an electronic version of a musical instrument that has an acoustic equivalent.
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Drawing electricity from an external source; not battery-operated; corded.

Is that a rechargeable vacuum? No, it's electric.

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Of or related to sound created or altered by an electrical or electronic device.
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Amplified by an electronic device.

An electric guitar.

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Emotionally exciting; thrilling.

An electric reading of the play.

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Exceptionally tense; highly charged with emotion.

An atmosphere electric with suspicion.

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(informal) Electricity.
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(rare) An electric car.
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(archaic) A substance or object which can be electrified; an insulator or non-conductor, like amber or glass.
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Origin of electric

From New Latin ēlectricus (“of amber”), from Ancient Greek ἤλεκτρον (ēlektron, “amber”), related to ἠλέκτωρ (ēlektor, “shining sun”).