electric electric  /ɪ ˈlɛk trɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a car that is powered by electricity
  2. (adj) using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity
  3. (adj) (of a situation) exceptionally tense
  4. (adj) affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling

Usage(s):

  1. Electric cars run clean since they don't use gasoline.
  2. Wind is a wonderfully renewable source of energy, but until now ordinary consumers who wanted to live off of--or contribute to--the electrical grid had no way to capture it.
  3. All-electric offerings from Mitsubishi, Subaru and Nissan go on sale in Japan starting in July.

News

  1. Electric map owner partners with Gettysburg HACC students for renovations

    The nearly 50-year-old electric map illustrating the famous Battle of Gettysburg is currently undergoing major renovations in preparation for public display in the near future.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Evening Sun

  2. Electric Forest festival returns in two weeks

    Electric Forest - returning to the Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, Michigan on June 27- 30 — is just two weeks away. To help fans start planning, new and exciting announcements are being made each day. The festival recently released the 2013 Stage Schedule and just today published this year's Electric Forest Festival Map, revealing an expanded Sherwood Forest and Sherwood Forest Stage, and the ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Oakland Press

  3. Electric Bikes Get Up to Speed at Isle of Man TT

    Electric race bike manufacturer MotoCzysz has taken home its fourth consecutive TT ZERO win at the Isle of Man. And for the first time since the introduction of the all-electric series in 2009, the electron-charged bikes are up to the ...        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Wired News

Quotes

  1. "We will build the roads and bridges, the electric grids and digital lines that feed our commerce and bind us together," Obama said. "We will harness the sun and the winds and the soil to fuel our cars and run our factories."
    on Jan 20, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "We might be able to count the people for me on this hand," Roddick said. "But it will be something to remember. The crowd's going to be electric. It's going to be a great atmosphere and one I can certainly appreciate, even if it's not for...
    on Jul 2, 2009 By: Andy Roddick Source: SkySports

  3. Energy was one of the six main topics in Tuesday's speech, with Bush saying "we must continue changing the way America generates electric power -- by even greater use of clean-coal technology, solar and wind energy, and clean, safe nuclear power."
    on Jan 24, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

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