a chair used to electrocute criminals sentenced to death.
the penalty of legal electrocution.
noun (in the US)
noun, Physics. 1. one of the basic properties of the elementary particles of matter giving rise to all electric and magnetic forces and interactions. The two kinds of charge are given negative and positive algebraic signs: measured in coulombs. noun 1. another name for charge (sense 25) electric charge A form of charge, designated positive, […]
noun 1. (def 9a). noun 1. (physics) another name for circuit (sense 3a)
- Electric constant
noun 1. the permittivity of free space, which has the value 8.854 187 × 10–12 farad per metre εo Also called absolute permittivity
noun, Electricity. 1. the time rate of flow of electric charge, in the direction that a positive moving charge would take and having magnitude equal to the quantity of charge per unit time: measured in amperes. noun 1. another name for current (sense 8)