Definition of "electrification" []

  • To adapt or equip (a system, device, etc) for operation by electrical power (verb)
  • To charge with or subject to electricity (verb)
  • To startle or excite intensely; shock or thrill (verb)
  • The act of electrifying, or the state of being charged with electricity. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "electrification" in a sentence
  • "The government had never invested in electrification, schools, or roads near the railway, nor had it provided access to credit so that farmers could buy fertilizer or good seed."
  • "The grades will be reduced to eight-tenths in order to cut down maintenance charges which are very heavy; electrification is another very important matter, and reports on that question have been obtained for the entire line, and complete plans for that have been prepared."
  • "One of many alternatives is through what is commonly called the electrification of the automobile."