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electric

Any body or substance capable of exhibiting electricity by means of friction or otherwise,and of resisting the passage of it from one body to another. Hence an electric is called a non-conductor, an electric per se. Such are amber, glass, rosin, wax, gum-lac, sulphur, &c. [Webster, 1828]

1. Pertaining to electricity; consisting of, containing, derived from, or produced by, electricity; as, electric power or virtue; an electric jar; electric effects; an electric spark.
2. A nonconductor of electricity, as amber, glass, resin, etc., employed to excite or accumulate electricity.
3. Capable of occasioning the phenomena of electricity; as, an electric or electrical machine or substance.
4. Electrifying; thrilling; magnetic. [Webster, 1944]

Polarized, polar, having polarity or a duality.

See Also

Dielectric
electric current
units of electric motion
electric division
electric wave

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