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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Example sentences of the word electric-eel


1. Noun Phrase
One example is the electric eel.

2. Noun Phrase
When electric eels attack prey or feel threatened, they emit an electrical charge.

3. Noun Phrase
Juvenile electric eels eat invertebrates such as shrimp and crabs, while adults eat fish, crustaceans and amphibians.

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. eel-shaped

adjective. shaped in the form of an eel.

Antonyms

  • amorphous

4. electric

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

Antonyms

  • unagitated

Etymology

  • electricus (Latin)
  • electrum (Latin)

5. 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)

6. electric

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

Antonyms

  • unprovocative

Etymology

  • electricus (Latin)
  • electrum (Latin)

7. 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)

8. cusk-eel

noun. elongate compressed somewhat eel-shaped fishes.

Synonyms

  • percoidean
  • Ophidiidae
  • percoid fish
  • family Ophidiidae

9. eel

noun. ['ˈiːl'] voracious snakelike marine or freshwater fishes with smooth slimy usually scaleless skin and having a continuous vertical fin but no ventral fins.

Synonyms

  • soft-finned fish
  • moray
  • tuna
  • conger eel
  • common eel
  • elver
  • malacopterygian
  • conger
  • Anguilla sucklandii
  • moray eel
  • order Anguilliformes
  • Anguilliformes
  • order Apodes

Etymology

  • ele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • æl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. eel

noun. ['ˈiːl'] the fatty flesh of eel; an elongate fish found in fresh water in Europe and America; large eels are usually smoked or pickled.

Synonyms

  • fish
  • common eel
  • elver
  • smoked eel

Etymology

  • ele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • æl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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