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Definition of electricity noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[uncountable] a form of energy from charged elementary particles, usually supplied as electric current through cables, wires, etc. for lighting, heating, driving machines, etc. a waste of electricity The electricity is off (= there is no electric power supply).
  2. 2[uncountable, singular] a feeling of great emotion, excitement, etc.
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