the branch of engineering that deals with the practical application of the theory of electricity to the construction of machinery, power supplies, etc.
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Origin of electrical engineering
First recorded in 1880–85
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the branch of engineering concerned with the practical applications of electricity
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The branch of engineering that specializes in the design, construction, and practical uses of electrical systems.
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