[ih-lek-tri-kuh l]


concerned with electricity: an electrical consultant.

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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Examples from the Web for electrically

Contemporary Examples of electrically

  • However, photons are electrically neutral, so their influence on each other is minimal under ordinary circumstances.

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    We Can Create Matter from Light?!

    Matthew R. Francis

    May 20, 2014

  • Their electrically charged fling bathed in the light of Venice forms the first part of the novel.

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    Geoff in Jaipur

    Olivia Cole

    January 23, 2010

Historical Examples of electrically

British Dictionary definitions for electrically



of, relating to, or concerned with electricity
Derived Formselectrically, adverb


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Word Origin and History for electrically



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

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