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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.
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electrified

(ɪˈlɛktrɪfaɪd)
adj
1. (Electronics) charged with electricity
2. (Electronics) archaic subjected to electricity
3. intensely startled or excited; shocked or thrilled
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Translations
مُكَهْرَب
el-elektriskstrømførende
villamosított
rafvæddur, rafmagnaîur
elektrizovaný
elektrik verilmişelektrikli

electrified

[ɪˈlɛktrɪfaɪd] adj
[barrier, section] → électrifié(e)
(= thrilled) to be electrified by sth [person] → être électrisé(e) par qchelectrified fence nbarrière f électrifiée
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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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References in classic literature ?
Engaged thus, he received a shock that electrified him.
CLOSE upon the hour of noon the whole village was suddenly electrified with the ghastly news.
She glanced in the parlor looking-glass downstairs and was electrified at the vision.
We wait it." And still Tal Hajus stood as though electrified.
huzza!" shouted the immense audience, completely electrified by these inspiring words.
"Let's all go, that will please her"; proposed Charlie, with a burst of gallantry which electrified his mates.
"Cheers for Edgar Poe!" roared the assemblage, electrified by their president's words.
If a tuning-fork could be made to sing by a magnet or an electrified wire, why would it not be possible to make a musical telegraph--a telegraph with a piano key-board, so that many messages could be sent at once over a single wire?
Tarzan was electrified. Could it be that chance had given him thus early an opportunity to look upon God?
This spirited burst from Beth electrified the club, and Jo left her seat to shake hands approvingly.
The bulls, electrified, leaped high in air and took up the roaring challenge of their king.
I have read, in another account of these events, that on Sunday morning "all London was electrified by the news from Woking." As a matter of fact, there was nothing to justify that very extravagant phrase.