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e·lec·tri·cian

 (ĭ-lĕk-trĭsh′ən, ē′lĕk-)
n.
One whose occupation is the installation, maintenance, repair, or operation of electric equipment and circuitry.

electrician

(ɪlɛkˈtrɪʃən; ˌiːlɛk-)
n
(Professions) a person whose occupation is the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical devices

e•lec•tri•cian

(ɪ lɛkˈtrɪʃ ən, ˌi lɛk-)

n.
a person who installs, maintains, or repairs electric devices or electrical wiring.
[1745–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.electrician - a person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone lineselectrician - a person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone lines
gaffer - an electrician responsible for lighting on a movie or tv set
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
Translations
خبير كَهْرُباء، مُشْتَغِل بالكَهْرُباءعَامِلٌ كَهْرَبَائِيّ
elektrikář
elektrikerelinstallatør
sähköasentaja
električar
villanyszerelõ
rafvirki
電気技師
전기 기사
elektrotechnik
električar
elektriker
ช่างไฟ
thợ điện

electrician

[ɪlekˈtrɪʃən] Nelectricista mf

electrician

[ɪlɛkˈtrɪʃən ˈiːlɛkˈtrɪʃən] nélectricien(ne) m/f
He's an electrician → Il est électricien.

electrician

nElektriker(in) m(f)

electrician

[ɪlɛkˈtrɪʃn] nelettricista m

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.

electrician

عَامِلٌ كَهْرَبَائِيّ elektrikář elektriker Elektriker ηλεκτρολόγος electricista sähköasentaja électricien električar elettricista 電気技師 전기 기사 elektricien elektriker elektryk eletricista электрик elektriker ช่างไฟ elektrikçi thợ điện 电工
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I would be a better electrician with knowledge of steam engines.
And in this fashion I continued to learn to be an electrician. Night after night I limped home, fell asleep before I could eat my supper, and was helped into bed and undressed.
I told him I wanted to become a practical electrician, that I was unafraid of work, that I was used to hard work, and that all he had to do was look at me to see I was fit and strong.
I didn't see how sweeping and scrubbing a building was any preparation for the trade of electrician; but I did know that in the books all the boys started with the most menial tasks and by making good ultimately won to the ownership of the whole concern.
If she is not quite convalescent you will find that a hint that we were about to telegraph to a young electrician in the Midlands would probably complete the cure.
I find, however, a short note at the end of my manuscript dealing with this case, in which I have put it upon record that Miss Violet Smith did indeed inherit a large fortune, and that she is now the wife of Cyril Morton, the senior partner of Morton & Kennedy, the famous Westminster electricians. Williamson and Woodley were both tried for abduction and assault, the former getting seven years the latter ten.
The schoolboy was officially known as Summers Minor, and in a more social manner as Stinks, the only public tribute to his career as an amateur photographer and electrician. The uncle was the Rev.
In some of the American States his functions are now performed by an electrician, as in New Jersey, where executions by electricity have recently been ordered -- the first instance known to this lexicographer of anybody questioning the expediency of hanging Jerseymen.
"Had I known more about electricity, and less about sound," he said, "I would never have invented the telephone." What he had done was so amazing, so foolhardy, that no trained electrician could have thought of it.
There the encampment lay; from a distance the cabins, hovered over with the silk of the balloon part, looked like a gipsy's tent on a rather exceptional scale, and all the available hands were busy in building out of the steel of the framework a mast from which the Vaterland's electricians might hang the long conductors of the apparatus for wireless telegraphy that was to link the Prince to the world again.
The electricians had contrived a catchment pool and a wheel in the torrent close at hand--for the little Mulhausen dynamo with its turbinal volute used by the telegraphists was quite adaptable to water driving, and on the sixth day in the evening the apparatus was in working order and the Prince was calling--weakly, indeed, but calling--to his air-fleet across the empty spaces of the world.
A red fire spluttered and blazed close by the electricians at their work, and red gleams xan up the vertical steel mast and threads of copper wire towards the zenith.

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