1. a chair used in legal electrocution
2. the penalty of death by electrocution
a large eel-shaped fish (Electrophorus electricus) of the Orinoco and Amazon basins that is capable of giving a severe shock with its electric organs
Date: circa 1889
a region associated with a distribution of electric charge or a varying magnetic field in which forces due to that charge or field act upon other ...
a specialized tract of tissue (as in the electric eel) in which electricity is generated
mountain 10,992 feet (3350 meters) S Montana in Yellowstone National Park; highest in Gallatin Range
any of various round-bodied short-tailed rays (family Torpedinidae) of warm seas with a pair of electric organs
one who installs, maintains, operates, or repairs electrical equipment
a. a fundamental form of energy observable in positive and negative forms that occurs naturally (as in lightning) or is produced (as in a ...
1. an act or process of electrifying
2. the state of being electrified
a. to charge with electricity
(1) to equip for use of electric power
(2) to supply with electric power
1. of or relating to electro-optics
a. relating to or being a change in the refractive index of a material due to an electric ...
Date: circa 1889
1. singular in construction a branch of physics that deals with the effects of an electric field on light traversing it
2. electro-optical ...
noun plural but singular in construction
a science that deals with the transformation of acoustic energy into electric energy or vice versa
• electroacoustic ...
chemical analysis by electrolytic methods
• electroanalytical adjective
Date: circa 1904
the tracing made by an electrocardiograph; also the procedure for producing an electrocardiogram
an instrument for recording the changes of electrical potential occurring during the heartbeat used especially in diagnosing abnormalities of heart action