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electrical

of, relating to, or concerned with electricity
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electrical

A system that consists of electric cables built into the floor, usually made of concrete. See also: Radiant-heated floors
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electrical

[ə′lek·trə·kəl]
(electricity)
Related to or associated with electricity, but not containing it or having its properties or characteristics; often used interchangeably with electric.
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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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electrical

Pertaining to electricity. Batteries, heaters with electric coils and incandescent light bulbs are examples of electrical devices. A motor is an "electromechanical" device. See electromechanical and electronic.
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