Examples of electrify in a Sentence
Many of the rural areas still aren't electrified.
The news electrified the nation.
Recent Examples of electrify from the Web
About 40 percent of Germany’s rail network is not electrified.
But the move is nonetheless a major setback for legislation that has electrified the Democratic party’s progressive flank.
The feds held up a $647 million grant to electrify Caltrain, the crowded Bay Area commuter-train system, before finally releasing the funds last month.
The decision electrified union organizing campaigns on at least 15 campuses, as Ph.D. candidates from Columbia and Yale to Duke and Penn fought for the right to negotiate for better pay and working conditions.
The CMA Music Festival hit its stride Friday during the nightly concerts at Nissan Stadium, with a string of superstars electrifying a crowd that had spent two days singing along to country music.
In Perry’s hands, flirting is raised to elegant perfection, a clash of intellects electrified by desire.
By using his vast Twitter following, and striking themes like terrorism and climate change that electrify his supporters, Trump can solidify his political base.
Mr. Levin said Mr. Trump’s tumultuous presidency had electrified the political atmosphere.
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First Known Use of electrify
ELECTRIFY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of electrify for English Language Learners
: to pass electricity through (something)
: to supply (an area, building, etc.) with electric power
: to cause (someone) to feel great excitement
ELECTRIFY Defined for Kids
Definition of electrify for Students
1 : to charge with electricity an electrified fence
2 : to equip for use of or supply with electric power Remote regions are still not electrified.
3 : 1thrill Her performance electrified the audience.
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