Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An electrotype.
  • noun The combining form, in many modern compounds, of electric, often representing also electricity.

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

  • noun An electrotype.

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

  • noun countable, obsolete An electrotype
  • noun uncountable, music An electronic style of hip hop; electrofunk

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Examples

  • The surrounding space is endowed with energy which we call electro-magnetic energy.

    The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4) A Plain Story Simply Told

  • Another exercise in sublimely spooky, Gothy electro from the recent Matador signees.

    Singles file: Nicki Minaj, Crystal Castles, U.S. Royalty

  • I never took organic chem, went into mechanical engineering, then electrical engineering with emphasis in electro-magnetics and medical imaging.

    Think Progress » Zakaria: Rumsfeld ‘Seems In A Parallel Universe and Slightly Deranged’

  • 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.

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  • 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.

    Tim Mohr: New Reissues Prove Kraftwerk Is the Most Important Band Ever

  • 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.

    Satellite Proposals Gain Traction After North Korea's Launch

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

    Archive 2003-08-01

  • 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.

    Exultate Justi

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