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

electric current
units of electric motion
electric division
electric wave

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