Some articles on electric:
... Career Builder Electric Boat Company, Groton, Connecticut Laid down 30 October 1942 Launched 11 July 1943 Sponsored by Mrs. 1944 General characteristics Class type Gato-class diesel-electric submarine Displacement 1,525 long tons (1,549 t) surfaced 2,424 long tons (2,463 t) submerged Length 311 ft 9 in (95.02 m) Beam 27 ft 3 in (8.31 ... Her keel was laid down 30 October 1942 by Electric Boat Company of Groton, Connecticut ...
... Electric Multiple Units BR Class 504 unit 65451+77172 (stored at Buckley Wells, being restored as hauled coaching stock) ...
... A rotating Christmas tree A pneumatic ashtray An electric scarecrow A folding bicycle A remote-controlled electric iron A mini-lawnmower (to mow around daisies) A suit of armour for mice A solar-p ...
... Earthquake engineering -- Elasticity -- Electric charge -- Electric current -- Electric field -- Electric motor -- Electric potential -- Electrical circuit ...
... Electric folk (aka British folk rock) is the name given to the form of folk rock pioneered in Britain during the late 1960s by the bands Sweeney's Men, Fairport Convention, and Pentangle ... British folk music influences gives electric folk its distinctly British character and flavour ... Electric folk was at its most significant and popular during the late 1960s and 1970s, when, in addition to Fairport and Pentangle, it was also taken up by groups such as Steeleye Span and The Albion Band ...
More definitions of "electric":
- (adj): Using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity.
Example: "Electric current"; "electric wiring"
- (adj): (of a situation) exceptionally tense.
Example: "An atmosphere electric with suspicion"
Famous quotes containing the word electric:
“It requires a surgical operation to get a joke well into a Scotch understanding. The only idea of wit, or rather that inferior variety of the electric talent which prevails occasionally in the North, and which, under the name of Wut, is so infinitely distressing to people of good taste, is laughing immoderately at stated intervals.”
—Sydney Smith (17711845)
“The family circle has widened. The worldpool of information fathered by the electric mediamovies, Telstar, flightfar surpasses any possible influence mom and dad can now bring to bear. Character no longer is shaped by only two earnest, fumbling experts. Now all the worlds a sage.”
—Marshall McLuhan (19111980)
“Suddenly Im not half the girl
I used to be.
Theres a shadow hanging over me . . .
From me to you out of my electric devil....”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)