electric fence

noun

Definition of electric fence

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

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“Electric fence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electric%20fence. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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