Definition of electricity
- could feel the electricity in the room
The electricity went off during the storm.
an old building with no plumbing or electricity
You could feel the electricity in the room.
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: a form of energy that is carried through wires and is used to operate machines, lights, etc.
: electric current or power
: a feeling of excitement or tension
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