[ ih-lek-troh-tek-niks ]
/ ɪˌlɛk troʊˈtɛk nɪks /

noun (used with a singular verb)

the study or science of practical and industrial applications of electricity.
Also e·lec·tro·tech·nol·o·gy [ih-lek-troh-tek-nol-uh-jee] /ɪˌlɛk troʊ tɛkˈnɒl ə dʒi/.

Origin of electrotechnics

First recorded in 1880–85; electro- + technics

OTHER WORDS FROM electrotechnics

e·lec·tro·tech·nic, e·lec·tro·tech·ni·cal, adjectivee·lec·tro·tech·ni·cian [ih-lek-troh-tek-nish-uh n] /ɪˌlɛk troʊ tɛkˈnɪʃ ən/, noun
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Examples from the Web for electrotechnical

  • The professor could talk ohm, ampères, and volts smoothly, and he "fired" some of these electrotechnical names at the engineer.

British Dictionary definitions for electrotechnical

/ (ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈtɛknɪks) /


(functioning as singular) another name for electrotechnology

Derived forms of electrotechnics

electrotechnical, adjectiveelectrotechnician, noun
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