pre-electric

pre-electric

(ˌpriːɪˈlɛktrɪk)
adj
1. happening or produced prior to the invention of electricity
2. relating to the period prior to the invention of electricity
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With this special issue, the editors aimed to "explore the resonances between questions raised by electroacoustic specialists and those taken up by scholars who work on the sounds of the pre-electric past." The title includes seven research articles and no reviews.
Officials were trying to pinpoint the cause of the breakdown and to discover how it cascaded so quickly through much of the northeastern United States and the Canadian province of Ontario, knocking New York City, Detroit, Cleveland, Ottawa, Toronto and a host of smaller cities back into the pre-electric age.
In this pre-electric era, sunlight penetrating thousands of clear glass panels lit the enormous structure, and numerous indoor water fountains kept guests cool.
Standard Miles - tenor saxophonist Simon Spillett and trumpeter Henry Lowther front a band dedicated to the pre-electric Miles Davis's repertoire.
He booked local bands including Carl Wayne and the Vikings, which became The Move, The Idle Race with Jeff Lynne (pre-Electric Light Orchestra days) and Jon Lord, later to form Deep Purple.
If there are cravings for an espresso on the road, the $150 Presso coffeemaker offered by Bush Branding & Marketing, Marine City, Mich., is a camp-friendly espresso maker that resembles a pre-electric lever-action orange squeezer.
Report co-author John Kappenmann estimated that about 135 million Americans would be forced to revert to a pre-electric lifestyle or relocate.
On the first day, all goes according to routine: Ohlsdorfer and his granddaughter stable the horse, store the cart and retire to their pre-electric house.
Having mastered 16 WPM on a manual typewriter in an elective high school typing class, I was soon surpassing the QWERTY finger pecking of my pre-electric typewriter days--thanks, in small part, to the Selectric typewriter's carriage return key and, just as importantly, the auto-correction key.
In the 1950s and 1960s, the demand for bass players in orchestras, recording studios and dance bands (pre-electric guitar) was enormous and instruments were cheap.
One can only assume that our 'pre-electric' ancestors, who wandered into the primordial woods and meadows, used these plants as guiding beacons in the moonlight.
Two varieties of Old Spice shaving cream, moisturizing and sensitive, are available in 11-ounce sizes, along with Old Spice Soothing Gel After Shave & Moisturizer in One (original and sensitive) and Old Spice Pre-Electric Shave Lotion.