Definitions

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

  • noun execution by electricity.
  • noun killing by electric shock.

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  • noun The accidental death or suicide by electric shock.
  • noun Deliberate execution by electric shock, usually involving an electric chair.
  • noun informal, deprecated A severe electric shock, whether fatal or not.

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  • noun execution by electricity
  • noun killing by electric shock

Etymologies

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electrocute +‎ -ion

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