electricity

[ ih-lek-tris-i-tee, ee-lek- ]SEE DEFINITION OF electricity
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The electricity had taken a certain time to travel from the ends of the wire to the middle.

I find the study of electricity so entertaining that I am apt to neglect my other work.'

To hate him would be hating an overpowering force, like heat, or electricity.

His favourite physical studies were chemistry and electricity.

Was he a lumpish log, or was he a man all nerves and electricity?

"Well, I don't know much about electricity," admitted the aeronaut.

She knew, of course, really that the tunnel was lit from end to end by electricity.

Electricity crackled, and the air became pungent with ozone.

He bent over his apparatus, and I suddenly heard the snapping of electricity.

The product of the mechanical motion is electricity in the dynamo.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s (Browne), from electric + -ity. Originally in reference to friction.

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