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
Related formse·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

Historical Examples of 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



(functioning as singular) another name for electrotechnology
Derived Formselectrotechnical, adjectiveelectrotechnician, noun
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