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electric fence

Definition of electric fence

  1. :  a fence that has an electrical current passing through it <The pasture was surrounded by an electric fence.>



Word by Word Definitions

electricplay
  1. :  of, relating to, or operated by electricity

    :  exciting as if by electric shock

    :  charged with strong emotion

  1. :  a nonconductor of electricity used to excite or accumulate electricity

    :  something (as a light, automobile, or train) operated by electricity

fenceplay
  1. :  a means of protection :  defense

    :  a barrier intended to prevent escape or intrusion or to mark a boundary

    :  such a barrier made of posts and wire or boards

  1. :  to enclose with a fence

    :  to keep in or out with a fence

    :  to ward off


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