[ 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.
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Also e·lec·tro·tech·nol·o·gy [ih-lek-troh-tek-nol-uh-jee]. /ɪˌlɛk troʊ tɛkˈnɒl ə dʒi/.
OTHER WORDS FROM electrotechnicse·lec·tro·tech·nic, e·lec·tro·tech·ni·cal, adjectivee·lec·tro·tech·ni·cian [ih-lek-troh-tek-nish-uhn], /ɪˌlɛk troʊ tɛkˈnɪʃ ən/, noun
Words nearby electrotechnics
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British Dictionary definitions for electrotechnics
/ (ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈtɛknɪks) /
(functioning as singular) another name for electrotechnology
Derived forms of electrotechnicselectrotechnical, adjectiveelectrotechnician, noun
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