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electr-

combining form

Simple Definition of electr-

  • : electricity

  • : electric : electric and

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of electr-

  1. 1 a :  electricity <electrometer> b :  electric <electrode> :  electric and <electrochemical> :  electrically <electropositive>

  2. 2 :  electrolytic <electroanalysis>

  3. 3 :  electron <electrophilic>

Variants of electr-

or

electro-

Origin and Etymology of electr-

New Latin electricus


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