the branch of engineering that deals with the practical application of the theory of electricity to the construction of machinery, power supplies, etc.
the branch of engineering concerned with the practical applications of electricity
The branch of engineering that specializes in the design, construction, and practical uses of electrical systems.
- Electrical failure
electrical failure n. Failure in which the cardiac inadequacy is secondary to disturbance of the electrical impulse.
- Electrical field
A quantity proportional to the force that would be exerted on an electrical charge if it were located at a given point. Electrical fields are usually associated with the presence of other electrical charges.
[ih-lek-tri-kuh l] /ɪˈlɛk trɪ kəl/ adjective 1. . 2. concerned with : an electrical consultant. /ɪˈlɛktrɪkəl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or concerned with electricity adj. “relating to electricity, run by electricity,” 1746, from electric + -al (1). Earlier (1630s) synonymous with electric. Related: Electrically.
noun 1. Electronics. a technique for varying the sector covered by a transmitting or receiving antenna by electrical means without moving the antenna. 2. Also called electronic scanning. Television. the technique used in scanning a surface to reproduce or transmit a picture.