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electric

1. of, derived from, produced by, producing, transmitting, or powered by electricity
2. (of a musical instrument) amplified electronically

electric

[i′lek·trik]
(electricity)
Containing, producing, arising from, or actuated by electricity; often used interchangeably with electrical.

electric, electrical

The qualifying adjectives electric and electrical have the following meanings: containing, producing, arising from, actuated by, or related to electricity. In general, electric is used when the term being qualified designates something that has the properties, dimensions, or physical characteristics associated with electricity; electrical is used when the term being qualified does not explicitly designate something that has the properties, dimensions, or physical characteristics of electricity (e.g., electrical engineering). However, sometimes these two terms are used interchangeably.
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They are also exposed to dangerous equipment and tools, such as power lawnmowers, chainsaws, and electric clippers.
Most people use electric clippers and cats don't like small buzzing machines.
CAMARILLO - Wielding an electric clippers with precision, Darlene Brick sheared the golden locks from a compliant cocker spaniel tethered to her work station.
Although a pair of scissors is usually sufficient, it is also a good idea to keep a razor or electric clippers on hand.
Nestled in a quiet expanse of green pastures, two sheep faced a man with electric clippers at Pierce College on Sunday, while a group of women nearby showed off skills turning the clipped wool into yarn on wooden spinning wheels.