[ih-lek-truh-skohp] /ɪˈlɛk trəˌskoʊp/
a device for detecting the presence and determining the sign of electric charges by means of electrostatic attraction and repulsion, often between two pieces of gold leaf enclosed in a glass-walled chamber.
an apparatus for detecting an electric charge, typically consisting of a rod holding two gold foils that separate when a charge is applied
[ih-lek-truh-sen-si-tiv] /ɪˌlɛk trəˈsɛn sɪ tɪv/ adjective 1. to electric current.
[ih-lek-truh-shok] /ɪˈlɛk trəˌʃɒk/ noun 1. . 2. 1 (def 6). verb (used with object) 3. Psychiatry. to administer to. 4. to pass an electric current through. electroshock e·lec·tro·shock (ĭ-lěk’trō-shŏk’) n. See electroconvulsive therapy. v. e·lec·tro·shocked, e·lec·tro·shock·ing, e·lec·tro·shocks To administer electroconvulsive therapy to a person.
- Electroshock therapy
/ɪˈlɛktrəʊˌʃɒk/ noun 1. another name for electroconvulsive therapy electroshock therapy n. See electroconvulsive therapy. The passing of an electric current through the brain to induce a brief seizure. This therapy is still used to treat major depression when other methods, such as drugs, are ineffective or not well tolerated by the recipient. Note: Although this […]
[ih-lek-troz-moh-sis, -tros-] /ɪˌlɛk trɒzˈmoʊ sɪs, -trɒs-/ noun, Physical Chemistry. 1. .