ELECTRIC in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ELECTRIC
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
electric
 a.  of, worked by, charged with, or producing electricity
 a.  having a sudden sense of thrilling excitement
Classic Sentence: (72 in 5 pages)
1  Already the air was electric between him and the twins and rude words had passed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
2  In an instant, the somnolence had fled from the lounging throng and something electric went snapping through the air.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
3  But there was something stimulating about him, something warm and vital and electric.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
4  Something vital, electric, leaped from him to her at the touch of his warm mouth, something that caressed her whole body thrillingly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
5  Mammy had hunted for it, just before the funeral when the pallbearers wanted a drink, and already the air in the kitchen was electric with suspicion between Mammy, Cookie and Peter.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
6  She dropped to the seat without answering, but the electric lamp at the bend of the path shed a gleam on the struggling misery of her face.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
7  She was still half a mile from her destination, and she decided to walk across to Madison Avenue and take the electric car.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 11
8  That melancholy pleasure-ground was almost deserted when she entered it, and she sank down on an empty bench in the glare of an electric street-lamp.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
9  It was as though a great blaze of electric light had been turned on in her head, and her poor little anguished self shrank and cowered in it, without knowing where to take refuge.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
10  She saw the palms as a jungle, the pink-shaded electric globes as an opaline haze, and the eye-glassed faculty as Olympians.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
11  Inside the store, a greasy marble soda-fountain with an electric lamp of red and green and curdled-yellow mosaic shade.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
12  Her electric activity veiled her.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
13  That night she ate prodigiously of steak and fried potatoes; she produced electric sparks by touching his ear with her finger-tip; she slept twelve hours; and awoke to think how glorious was this brave land.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
14  In the gray light from the small electric bulb down the hall she could see that he was frowning.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
15  Late at night, a step on the wooden porch, heard through her confusion of sleep; the storm-door opened; fumbling over the inner door-panels; the buzz of the electric bell.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
Example Sentence: (73 in 5 pages)
16  Gas lamps became obsolete when electric lighting was invented.
17  If you suspect a gas leak, do not strike a match or even turn on an electric light.
18  The gas lamp gradually lost ground to electric lighting.
19  Optional extras include anti-lock brakes and an electric sunroof.
20  Accessories for the top-of-the-range car include leather upholstery, a CD player, electric windows and a sunroof.
21  Industry is a heavy user of electric power.
22  A washing machine is run by a small electric motor.
23  It is natural that steam trains gave way to electric trains.
24  One owner left his pet under the stairs where the animal chewed through electric cables.
25  A powerful electric current is passed through a piece of graphite.
26  A lot of electric lamps illuminated the stage.
27  He introduced the closed circuit of oscillation into wireless telegraphy, and was one of the first to send electric waves in definite directions.
28  You can see equality of mass and net electric charge of reacting species on each side of an equation.
29  For the electric automobile, light and efficient storage batteries is the source of the kinetic energy to propel the vehicle.
30  An electric power distribution bus(or cable) that supplies functional units or electronic devices.