electrified electrified  /ɪ ˈlɛk trə ˌfaɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) excite suddenly and intensely
  2. (v) charge (a conductor) with electricity
  3. (v) equip for use with electricity

Usage(s):

  1. As Arnold Palmer did some 30 years ago, Tiger Woods has electrified the sport of golf.
  2. It's easy to sit here today nodding about the power of electrified commerce.
  3. And, again going comic, Baer electrified the crowd by staggering about in a circle, then straightening up with a great laugh and repulsing the hopeful challenger.

News

  1. Connecting the Dots on PRISM, Phone Surveillance, and the NSA's Massive Spy Center

    Physically, the NSA has always been well protected by miles of high fences and electrified wire, thousands of cameras, and gun-toting guards. But that was to protect the agency from those on the outside trying to get in to steal secrets. Now it is confronting a new challenge: those on the inside going out and giving the secrets away.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Wired News

  2. Watch The Mercedes SLS AMG Electric Drive Set A Nurburgring Record

    While Audi has cancelled the R8 E-Tron project, Mercedes-AMG just went around the Nordschleife in a record time of 7:56.234 minutes with the electrified SLS. Mission accomplished. Looking at this bright yellow car go fast, my first thought is that it shouldn't be doing that at all. While many components got lightened compared to the standard car to compensate the extra weight of the batteries ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

Quotes

  1. "I was just electrified by Tracy," Blonsky, now 18, said in an interview over breakfast at the Four Seasons Hotel. "We kind of have the same passion, the same drive, the theory of nothing will stop us and why can't anybody do anything they...
    on Jul 11, 2007 By: Blonsky Source: Forbes

  2. "Dick's a classy guy, but he's not an electrified orator," Ford said.
    on Dec 27, 2006 By: Gerald Ford Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Coming out of here, we're not just unified, our party is electrified," Plouffe said.
    on Aug 28, 2008 By: David Plouffe Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

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