Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The science of electricity.

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  • noun All the electrical components and wiring of a machine or system

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Examples

  • I mean, I've seen the plug-in electrics, but I'm also seen a few dopes run over their own extension cords.

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  • However, if piezzo electrics is the convertion of mechanical energy into electrical energy then I don’t think we are talking about gravity.

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  • The Army hasn't given up completely on the idea of electrics and say that improved batteries, and therefore better range, would be a compelling reason to try again.

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  • The Army hasn't given up completely on the idea of electrics and say that improved batteries, and therefore better range, would be a compelling reason to try again.

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  • As Zoe Buchanan, who runs K2, an estate agency in Macher, 15 minutes inland from the capital, Arrecife, observes: "The further off the beaten track the property is, the more issues you may have with getting the correct paperwork to obtain mains water and electrics, which is why many owners go alternative."

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  • "Indeed, trying to tackle certain areas that you are not qualified for, such as electrics or plumbing, could invalidate your home insurance and leave you liable for the cost of any subsequent damage."

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  • As an example: most people would think that mandating vehicles with power sources that are alternative to petroleum, such as electrics, by giving massive tax incentives or percentages of their purchase price written off as being a good thing.

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  • Continued technology advances will drive expansion by 'electrics'

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  • Continued technology advances will drive expansion by 'electrics'

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  • Continued technology advances will drive expansion by 'electrics'

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  • Sam and I left Geoff with his head in the electrics, muttering imprecations against whichever hapless soul had installed our, in his opinion, 'stupidly small inverter'. . . .

    There was also a problem with the fridge, which appeared to be completely nonfunctional, but Geoff couldn't work out whether the fridge was actually dead or if it was just another problem with the electrics.
    Marie Browne, Narrow Margins (Mid-Glamorgan: Accent Press Ltd., 2009)

    November 3, 2015