Etymology
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electrify (v.)

1745, "to charge with electricity, cause electricity to pass through;" see electric + -fy. Figurative sense recorded by 1752. Meaning "convert a factory, industry, etc., to electrical power" is by 1902. Related: Electrified; electrifying.

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Definitions of electrify

electrify (v.)
excite suddenly and intensely;
The news electrified us
electrify (v.)
charge (a conductor) with electricity;
electrify (v.)
equip for use with electricity;
electrify an appliance
Synonyms: wire
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