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electrical engineering

the branch of engineering that deals with the practical application of the theory of electricity to the construction of machinery, power supplies, etc.
Origin of electrical engineering
First recorded in 1880-85
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electrical engineer, noun Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for electrical-engineer

electrical engineering

the branch of engineering concerned with the practical applications of electricity
Derived Forms
electrical engineer, noun
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electrical-engineer in Science
electrical engineering  
The branch of engineering that specializes in the design, construction, and practical uses of electrical systems.
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