Electrify : Definition

Electrify

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Definitions of Electrify

Pronunciation : E*lec"tri*fy
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [Electric + -fy.]
Definition : 1. To communicate electricity to; to charge with electricity; as, to electrify a jar.

2. To cause electricity to pass through; to affect by electricity; to give an electric shock to; as, to electrify a limb, or the body.

3. To excite suddenly and violently, esp. by something highly delightful or inspiriting; to thrill; as, this patriotic sentiment electrified the audience. If the sovereign were now to immure a subject in defiance of the writ of habeas corpus . . . the whole nation would be instantly electrified by the news. Macaulay. Try whether she could electrify Mr. Grandcourt by mentioning it to him at table. G. Eliot.

t. [imp. & p. p. Electrified; p. pr. & vb. n. Electrifying.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : E*lec"tri*fy
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To become electric.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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