Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An electrotype.
- n. The combining form, in many modern compounds, of electric, often representing also electricity. [In the following compounds containing electro-, where the second element exists independently in English, or is otherwise perfectly obvious, and where no parallel forms are cited, no etymology is given.]
- n. countable, obsolete An electrotype
- n. uncountable, music An electronic style of hip hop; electrofunk
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. An electrotype.
“The surrounding space is endowed with energy which we call electro-magnetic energy.”
“Another exercise in sublimely spooky, Gothy electro from the recent Matador signees.”
“I never took organic chem, went into mechanical engineering, then electrical engineering with emphasis in electro-magnetics and medical imaging.”
“One of the later tracks on "Jungle Music," a startlingly spare and sumptuous remix of Strafe's "Set It Off," helped divine so-called electro and house music, and remains an unimpeachable classic from New York's musical underground in the 1980s.”
“This is the instrumental 12-inch version of the iconic 1982 song that provided the blueprint for the spacey, tech-hop known as electro by combining a Kraftwerk sample, vocoderized vocal lines and another key innovation for then-nascent hip-hop -- the use of drum machines, in this case mimicking a drum pattern also lifted from Kraftwerk.”
“Boeing Co. was stripped of a contract to produce so-called electro-optical satellites, similar to large orbiting telescopes and designed to provide clear, high-resolution pictures of small objects.”
“Indeed the Blue Nile is one of those groups that I can truly say created the blueprint for what is now known as electro/chill.”
“In a new op-ed in today's Washington TImes, Center President Frank Gaffney argues that we had better be awakened, though, to one other, particularly ominous prospect: Determined terrorists could inflict lasting, if not actually permanent, damage on the United States' electrical and other computer-based systems by employing small nuclear or non-nuclear devices that generate what is known as electro-magnetic pulse EMP.”
“The repulsive power of the light waves receives further confirmation from that theory known as the electro-magnetic theory, which supposes light to be nothing more or less than an electro-magnetic phenomenon; that is to say, it is directly or indirectly due to the action of electric currents.”
“Those which become magnets only during the passage of a current are called electro-magnets.”
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