Antonyms
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1. electric

adjective. ['ɪˈlɛktrɪk'] using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity.

Antonyms

  • unagitated

Etymology

  • electricus (Latin)
  • electrum (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Electric

  • atmospheric
  • eccentric
  • eccentric
  • metric
  • nitric
  • numeric
  • pyrrhic
  • ugric
  • uhrich
  • ulbrich
  • ullrich
  • ulric
  • ulrick
  • urick

Example sentences of the word electric


1. Adjective
The acid in the flux will break down an electric connection over time.

Quotes containing the word electric


1. Just because you call an electric eel a rubber duck doesn't make it a rubber duck, does it? And God help the poor bastard who decides they want to take a bath with the duckie. (Jace Wayland)
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

2. I am not eccentric. It's just that I am more alive than most people. I am an unpopular electric eel set in a pond of catfish.
- Edith Sitwell

3. One more secret smile. One more shared laugh. One more electric kiss. Finding him was like finding someone I didn't know I was searching for.
- Becca Fitzpatrick, Hush, Hush

2. electric-arc_furnace

noun. an electric furnace in which an electric arc provides the source of heat for making steel.

Synonyms

  • steel mill
  • steel factory
  • Stassano furnace
  • steel plant
  • steelworks

3. electric-light_bulb

noun. electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity.

Synonyms

  • lightbulb
  • filament
  • light bulb
  • incandescent lamp
  • electric light
  • electric lamp

4. diesel-electric

noun. a locomotive driven by the electric current generated by a diesel engine.

Synonyms

  • diesel-electric locomotive

5. electric-discharge_lamp

noun. an electric lamp in which the light comes from an electric discharge between two electrodes in a glass tube.

Synonyms

  • gas-discharge lamp

6. electric

adjective. ['ɪˈlɛktrɪk'] affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling.

Synonyms

  • galvanic
  • galvanizing
  • exciting

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • unstimulating
  • unsexy
  • uninteresting

Etymology

  • electricus (Latin)
  • electrum (Latin)

7. electric

adjective. ['ɪˈlɛktrɪk'] (of a situation) exceptionally tense.

Antonyms

  • unprovocative

Etymology

  • electricus (Latin)
  • electrum (Latin)

8. electric

noun. ['ɪˈlɛktrɪk'] a car that is powered by electricity.

Synonyms

  • car
  • motorcar
  • automobile
  • electric car
  • machine
  • electric automobile

Antonyms

  • unstrain
  • loose
  • lax
  • inflammation

Etymology

  • electricus (Latin)
  • electrum (Latin)
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