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electro-

or electr-
pref.
1.
a. Electricity: electromagnet.
b. Electric; electrically: electrocute.
2. Electrolysis: electrodeposit.
3. Electron: electronegative.

[New Latin ēlectro-, from Latin ēlectrum, amber; see electric.]

electro-

or sometimes before a vowel

electr-

combining form
1. electric or electrically: electrocardiograph; electrocute.
2. electrolytic: electroanalysis.
[from New Latin, from Latin ēlectrum amber, from Greek ēlektron]

e•lec•tric

(ɪˈlɛk trɪk)

adj.
1. pertaining to, derived from, produced by, or involving electricity: an electric shock.
2. producing, transmitting, or operated by electric currents: an electric bell; electric cord.
3. heated by electricity: an electric blanket.
4. thrilling; exciting.
5. (of a musical instrument)
b. amplified by electronic devices: an electric guitar.
6. vivid; intense: electric blue.
n.
7. something, as an appliance or toy, operated by electricity.
[1640–50; < New Latin electricus= Latin ēlectr(um) amber (see electrum) + -icus -ic]
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