- producing sound by electrical or electronic means: an electric piano.
- equipped with connections to an amplifier-loudspeaker system: an electric violin.
- an electric locomotive.
- Informal. a railroad operated by electricity.
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Origin of electric
OTHER WORDS FROM electricnon·e·lec·tric, adjective, nounpre·e·lec·tric, adjectiveun·e·lec·tric, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for non-electric
Put a wire into the tube, the inward end in contact with the non-electric lining, so it will represent the Leyden bottle.
The ocean is a compound of water, a non-electric, and salt an electric per se.
So if a tube lined with a non-electric, be rubb'd, little or no fire is obtained from it.
The Ocean is a compound of water, a non-electric, and salt an electric per se.
These three instances are all I have time to give of the former conditions of serene weather, and of non-electric rain-cloud.The Storm-Cloud of the Nineteenth Century|John Ruskin