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electrical engineering

noun
  1. 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
Related formselectrical engineer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for electrical engineering

electrical engineering

noun
  1. the branch of engineering concerned with the practical applications of electricity
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Derived Formselectrical engineer, noun
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electrical engineering in Science

electrical engineering

  1. The branch of engineering that specializes in the design, construction, and practical uses of electrical systems.
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