Electricity

Noun

  • Electric power/energy as used in homes etc., supplied by power stations or generators. [from 19th c.]
  • (archaic) A property of amber and certain other nonconducting substances ("electricks") to attract lightweight material when rubbed, or the cause of this property; now understood to be an imbalance of electric charge. [from 17th c.]
  • The study of electrical energy; the branch of science dealing with such phenomena. [from 18th c.]
  • A feeling of excitement; a thrill. [from 18th c.]

    "Opening night for the new production had an electricity unlike other openings."

  • Electric charge, or particles carrying such charge

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