electrical

[ih-lek-tri-kuh l]
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Origin of electrical

Related formse·lec·tri·cal·ly, adverbnon·e·lec·tri·cal, adjectivenon·e·lec·tri·cal·ly, adverbpre·e·lec·tri·cal, adjectivepre·e·lec·tri·cal·ly, adverbun·e·lec·tri·cal, adjectiveun·e·lec·tri·cal·ly, adverb
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Contemporary Examples of electrical

  • Hart Electric LLC An Illinois- based manufacturer of electrical components, and H.I. Cable.

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    December 17, 2014

  • Williams An Ohio- based corporation that works in the electrical and thermal insulation industry.

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  • And so, in a lesser-known breakthrough, Edison went on to build the first electrical power station and system.

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    From Edison to Jobs

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    September 25, 2014

  • Second, building a viable solar industry is as much about financial and policy engineering as it is about electrical engineering.

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    September 17, 2014

  • An electrical systems failure could also have taken out the ACARS.

Historical Examples of electrical


British Dictionary definitions for electrical

electrical

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or concerned with electricity
Derived Formselectrically, adverb

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Word Origin and History for electrical
adj.

"relating to electricity, run by electricity," 1746, from electric + -al (1). Earlier (1630s) synonymous with electric. Related: Electrically.

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electrical in Science

electric

[ĭ-lĕktrĭk]
  1. Relating to or operated by electricity. Compare electronic.
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