electrification


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e·lec·tri·fy

 (ĭ-lĕk′trə-fī′)
tr.v. e·lec·tri·fied, e·lec·tri·fy·ing, e·lec·tri·fies
1. To produce electric charge on or in (a conductor).
2.
a. To wire or equip (a building, for example) for the use of electric power.
b. To provide with electric power.
c. Music To amplify (music) by electronic means.
3. To thrill, startle greatly, or shock: a powerful performance that electrified the audience.


e·lec′tri·fi′a·ble adj.
e·lec′tri·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
e·lec′tri·fi′er n.
e·lec′tri·fy′ing·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.electrification - the activity of thrilling or markedly exciting some person or group
activating, energizing, activation - the activity of causing to have energy and be active
2.electrification - the act of providing electricity; "the electrification of rural Tennessee"
exploitation, development - the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful; "the development of Alaskan resources"; "the exploitation of copper deposits"
Translations
كَهْرَبَه
elektrificering
villamosítás
rafmögnun, rafvæîing
elektrifikácia
elektriklendirme

electrification

[ɪˈlektrɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] Nelectrificación f

electrification

[ɪˌlɛktrɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] n
[house, town, area] → électrification f
[railway, railway line] → électrification f

electrification

electrification

[ɪˈlɛktrɪfɪˈkeɪʃn] n (of railway) → elettrificazione f; (of audience) → elettrizzazione f

electricity

(elekˈtrisəti) noun
a form of energy used to give heat, light, power etc. worked by electricity; Don't waste electricity.
electric (əˈlektrik) adjective
1. of, produced by, or worked by electricity. electric light.
2. full of excitement. The atmosphere in the theatre was electric.
eˈlectrical adjective
related to electricity. electrical engineering; electrical appliances; an electrical fault.
eˈlectrically adverb
Is this machine electrically operated?
ˌelecˈtrician (-ʃən) noun
a person whose job is to make, install, repair etc electrical equipment. The electrician mended the electric fan.
eˈlectrified (-faid) adjective
supplied or charged with electricity. an electrified fence.
eˈlectrify (-fai) verb
1. to convert (a railway etc) to the use of electricity as the moving power.
2. to excite or astonish. The news electrified us.
eˌlectrifiˈcation (-fi) noun
eˈlectrifying adjective
an electrifying speech.
electric chair
a chair used to execute criminals by sending a powerful electric current through them.
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