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electrical

[ih-lek-tri-kuh l] /ɪˈlɛk trɪ kəl/
adjective
1.
2.
concerned with electricity:
an electrical consultant.
Origin
Related forms
electrically, adverb
nonelectrical, adjective
nonelectrically, adverb
preelectrical, adjective
preelectrically, adverb
unelectrical, adjective
unelectrically, adverb
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  • In nonelectrical applications the bobbin is used for tidy storage without tangles.
British Dictionary definitions for nonelectrical

electrical

/ɪˈlɛktrɪkəl/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or concerned with electricity
Derived Forms
electrically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for nonelectrical

electrical

adj.

"relating to electricity, run by electricity," 1746, from electric + -al (1). Earlier (1630s) synonymous with electric. Related: Electrically.

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