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noun as in energized matter, power

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Essentially, a brain-machine interface can use the electricity the brain already uses to function along with a series of electrodes to connect the brain with a machine.

From Vox

The added value from electricity generation makes this look cheaper than many methods that could pull similar amounts of CO2 out of the air.

Some are outfitted with solar panels, water heaters, and other gadgets that allow them to be independent of water and electricity hookups.

“It’s enough to pay the electricity and the insurance, and it’s nice to give at least a couple of people some jobs,” he said.

From Fortune

Young, idealistic Nikola Tesla came to the United States in 1884 hoping that electricity mogul Thomas Edison would work with him on a new system for generating and distributing electricity.

The billionaire philanthropist tastes the product of a machine that processes human sewage into drinking water and electricity.

The carpeting is worn, the furniture is falling apart, and the electricity is out for most of the day.

Some of Stone's neighbors, who live between Dotts and 4th Streets in Pennsburg, said their electricity and water had been cut off.

Increasingly, as these industries develop, on-site solar and wind is a way of guaranteeing a lower price for electricity.

That year, landfill gas accounted for 9,800 gigawatts of electricity generation, up more than 90 percent from 2003.

While it lasted flashes of lightning frequently played around the mast-top, occasioned by electricity.

In doing this work the electricity may, and often is, utterly dissipated—that is, changed into heat.

You must be careful or your battery'll run out of electricity; that would mean your being hung up for two days.

Yet we are told that heat, motion, electricity and chemical affinity are the causes of mental and moral action.

That because light, heat, electricity and motion are closely related, therefore they are the cause of life.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to electricity, such as: heat, service, ac, current, dc, and electron.

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