electrotechnics

[ 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.

Nearby words

  1. electrostatics,
  2. electrostriction,
  3. electrosurgery,
  4. electrosynthesis,
  5. electrotaxis,
  6. electrotechnology,
  7. electrotherapeutics,
  8. electrotherapist,
  9. electrotherapy,
  10. electrothermal

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

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019


British Dictionary definitions for electrotechnology

electrotechnology

/ (ɪˌlɛktrəʊtɛkˈnɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the technological use of electric power

electrotechnics

/ (ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈtɛknɪks) /

noun

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

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012