Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having no electric properties; non-electric.
  • noun A name early given to a substance (e. g., a metal) which apparently does not become electrified by friction when held in the hand.
  • noun Hence A conductor, in distinction from a non-conductor or insulator.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Physics) Not becoming electrified by friction; -- opposed to idioelectric.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not becoming electrified by friction.
  • noun Any substance incapable of being electrified by friction.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

an- +‎ electric

Examples

  • Twala said she, her two sisters and her mother used to boil water in anelectric kettle for baths - two kettles-full each.

    undefined

  • Twala said she, her two sisters and her mother used to boil water in anelectric kettle for baths - two kettles-full each.

    undefined

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.