Origin of electro
- a combining form representing electric or electricity in compound words: electromagnetic.
Also especially before a vowel, electr-.
Origin of electro-
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Well, Electro is part of the Sinister Six, and this movie is really a setup movie.
If you look at the Ultimate Series of Spider-Man, Electro always gets shorted-out and then comes back.
For Electro, we had to build 3-D models of that character and apply it to every single shot.
With Electro, he has enormous cinematic potential—the way he looks is cool—and how do you stop that guy?
"You're just crooked enough to be on the level," he pocketed the electro gun.
When Jeff Blake went into the lounge car, he drew his electro gun.
This could, of course, be done by exciting the electro magnet with a constant current from a separate source.
The plan we adopt is to excite the electro magnet by the whole or a part of the current which is to be measured.
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sometimes before a vowel electr-
- electric or electricallyelectrocardiograph; electrocute
from New Latin, from Latin ēlectrum amber, from Greek ēlektron
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Word Origin and History for electro
before vowels electr-, word-forming element meaning "electrical, electricity," Latinized form of Greek elektro-, comb. form of elektron "amber" (see electric).
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- Electricity; electric; electrically:electrocautery.
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