Synonyms

1. 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

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Rhymes with Electric Current

  • tarrant
  • parrent
  • garant
  • farrant
  • arent
  • aren't
  • arant

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

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

Antonyms

  • unagitated

Etymology

  • electricus (Latin)
  • electrum (Latin)

4. 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)

5. electric

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

Antonyms

  • unprovocative

Etymology

  • electricus (Latin)
  • electrum (Latin)

6. 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)

7. current

adjective. ['ˈkɝːənt, ˈkɝːnt, ˈkɑːrənt'] occurring in or belonging to the present time.

Synonyms

  • topical
  • on-going
  • currency
  • live
  • modern
  • contemporary
  • up-to-dateness
  • underway
  • present-day
  • latest
  • occurrent
  • circulating
  • online
  • actual
  • up-to-the-minute
  • ongoing
  • afoot
  • on-line
  • new
  • incumbent
  • up-to-date

Antonyms

  • nonmodern
  • noncurrent
  • pastness
  • futurity

Etymology

  • curraunt (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • curant (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. current

noun. ['ˈkɝːənt, ˈkɝːnt, ˈkɑːrənt'] a flow of electricity through a conductor.

Synonyms

  • electric current
  • thermionic current
  • juice

Antonyms

  • early
  • middle
  • unfashionable
  • regressive

Etymology

  • curraunt (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • curant (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. current

noun. ['ˈkɝːənt, ˈkɝːnt, ˈkɑːrənt'] a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes).

Synonyms

  • tidal current
  • rip current
  • maelstrom
  • violent stream
  • twist
  • vortex
  • eddy
  • undertide
  • flow
  • undercurrent
  • torrent
  • flowing
  • whirlpool
  • stream
  • ocean current
  • riptide

Antonyms

  • dead
  • inanimate
  • inelastic
  • recorded

Etymology

  • curraunt (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • curant (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. current

noun. ['ˈkɝːənt, ˈkɝːnt, ˈkɑːrənt'] dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas.

Synonyms

  • line
  • stream
  • course

Antonyms

  • extinct
  • uncharged
  • dull
  • unloaded

Etymology

  • curraunt (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • curant (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Sentences with electric-current


1. Noun Phrase
Quartz crystals are piezoelectric: if you run an electric current through them, they vibrate at a specific rate.

2. Noun Phrase
A popular concept, these experiments are inexpensive and explore the way in which the fruit's acid combine with electrodes such as zinc and copper to produce an electric current.

3. Noun Phrase
As strange as it sounds, you can determine the fish population of your pond by temporarily stunning the fish with an electric current and taking a census.

4. Noun Phrase
Make sure that anything metallic has been removed from your pond, be it old metal lids, lawn chairs, or any sort of debris that will interfere with the electric current.

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