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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Fast-forward to today, and the industry can now look forward to a clearly identified rolling programme of electrification. Major schemes include the Great Western and Midland main lines, Liverpool to Manchester and Preston, the Valley lines in South Wales and an 'electric spine' from Southampton docks to the West Midlands and Yorkshire.
THE electrification of the railways to Swansea and the south Wales valleys is welcome news which should bring a glimmer of economic hope to some of the most deprived communities in Wales.
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As a result, the pace of electrification is tightly bound up with the rate of economic growth.
The welfare impact of rural electrification; a reassessment of the costs and benefits.
ABB will provide power distribution, process electrification and drives for Metso Paper's SC paper machine PM 12 delivery to Stora Enso's Kvarnsveden mill in Sweden.
Kline fills out the story of how American farmers adopted and adapted several key twentieth-century technologies, with his special contribution an account of rural electrification. Kline interprets the incorporation of telephones, automobiles, radios, and home appliances into farm life as a "process in which farm people resisted, modified, and selectively used these technologies to create new rural cultures, new forms of rural modernity" (p.
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