electric charge meaning, electric charge definition | English Cobuild dictionary



1       adj   An electric device or machine works by means of electricity, rather than using some other source of power.  
usu ADJ n  
...her electric guitar.     
2       adj   An electric current, voltage, or charge is one that is produced by electricity.  
ADJ n  
3       adj   Electric plugs, sockets, or power lines are designed to carry electricity.  
ADJ n  
4       adj   Electric is used to refer to the supply of electricity.  
INFORMAL   ADJ n   (=electricity)  
An average electric bill might go up $2 or $3 per month...     
5       adj   If you describe the atmosphere of a place or event as electric, you mean that people are in a state of great excitement.  
The mood in the hall was electric.     

electric blanket        ( electric blankets    plural  ) An electric blanket is a blanket with wires inside it which carry an electric current that keeps the blanket warm.      n-count  
electric blue      , electric-blue  
Something that is electric blue is very bright blue in colour.      colour  
electric chair        ( electric chairs    plural  ) Theelectric chair is a method of killing criminals, used especially in the United States, in which a person is strapped to a special chair and killed by a powerful electric current.      n-count   usu the N in sing  
electric shock        ( electric shocks    plural  ) If you get an electric shock, you get a sudden painful feeling when you touch something which is connected to a supply of electricity.      n-count  
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Absence of Electric Systoles = Cardiac Arrest
Electric spectrum of data creating, storing, retrieving and synchronizing
[Tech.];[Leg.] date relating to electric digits
live without being connected to one of more public utilities (such as water, electric power)
physician in charge in a SAMU medical Regulation center of evaluation of , calssification , sorting Medical Emergencies, and deciding of the prehospital best emergency care
called also Medical Regulator and different of English Medical Dispatchers who are not physicians


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