non·​elec·​tric ˌnän-i-ˈlek-trik How to pronounce nonelectric (audio)
variants or less commonly nonelectrical
: not electric
nonelectric cooking appliances
a nonelectric guitar

Examples of nonelectric in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In New York, curbside chargers might be blocked by a random nonelectric sedan. Michael Laris, Washington Post, 23 Nov. 2022 Since 2019, Divvy has added about 8,500 bikes, 500 of which were nonelectric pedal bikes, according to CDOT. Sarah Freishtat, Chicago Tribune, 7 Sep. 2022 According to Kelley Blue Book, the average EV sold for $66,000 in July 2022, compared with $48,000 for the average nonelectric car. Anthony De Leon, Los Angeles Times, 25 Aug. 2022 These picks were tested with old-school pedal bikes in mind, but nearly all of them will work for electric bikes and nonelectric (acoustic) bikes. Matt Jancer, WIRED, 18 Aug. 2022 The Bluewater Bay campground has only nonelectric sites and a handful of group tent-only sites where vehicles are not permitted (carts are provided to help shuttle your gear). Chelsey Lewis, Journal Sentinel, 21 July 2022 The fine for nonelectric vehicles in spaces designated with electric-vehicle charging equipment will result in a $100 penalty. Sam Janesch, Baltimore Sun, 16 May 2022 This means improving building efficiency and exploring nonelectric cooling technologies where applicable. Brooke Bowser, Scientific American, 10 May 2022 One reason: EVs tend to cost more than their nonelectric counterparts. Paul A. Eisenstein, NBC News, 16 Mar. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1742, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonelectric was in 1742

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Cite this Entry

“Nonelectric.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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