electric fence

Definition of electric fence

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

Word by Word Definitions

electric play
  1. : of, relating to, or operated by electricity

  2. : exciting as if by electric shock

  3. : electronic

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

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

fence play
  1. : a means of protection : defense

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

  3. : an immaterial barrier or boundary line

  1. : to enclose with a fence

  2. : to keep in or out with a fence

  3. : to ward off


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