[ ih-lek-troh ]
/ ɪˈlɛk troʊ /
noun, plural e·lec·tros.
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Origin of electro
Definition for electro (2 of 2)
a combining form representing electric or electricity in compound words: electromagnetic.
Also especially before a vowel, electr-.
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British Dictionary definitions for electro (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for electro (2 of 2)
sometimes before a vowel electr-
electric or electricallyelectrocardiograph; electrocute
Word Origin for electro-
from New Latin, from Latin ēlectrum amber, from Greek ēlektron
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Medical definitions for electro
Electricity; electric; electrically:electrocautery.
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