Origin of electrify
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4. stir, rouse, dazzle.
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Examples from the Web for electrification
The movement was from a place of greater degree of electrification to one of less.
One is the "degree of electrification," the other, "the degree of hotness."
Some substances have the ability to transfer charges of electrification.
They must have electrification, better signaling, newer and larger terminals.Our Railroads To-Morrow
This leads us to believe that there are two kinds of electrification or two kinds of electrical charge.The Romance of War Inventions
Thomas W. Corbin
- to adapt or equip (a system, device, etc) for operation by electrical power
- to charge with or subject to electricity
- to startle or excite intensely; shock or thrill
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Word Origin and History for electrification
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