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[New Latin lectricus,deriving from amber, Latin lectrum, amber,a mixed metal Greek lektron.]

Akin to the beaming sun, cf. Skr. arc to beam, shine

relating to, producing, or operated by electricity: electric current; an electrical appliance.

electric effects; an electric spark.

Capable of occasioning the phenomena of electricity; an electrical substance.

Of or related to sound created or altered by an electrical or electronic device.

Amplified by an electronic device: an electric guitar.

Emotionally exciting; thrilling: gave an electric reading of the play.

Exceptionally tense; highly charged with emotion: an atmosphere electric with suspicion.

Electrifying; thrilling; magnetic. ``Electric Pindar.'' --Mrs. Browning.

An electrically powered machine or vehicle: The lawn mower is an electric.