Electrical system


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electrical system

[i′lek·trə·kəl ‚sis·təm]
(electricity)
System of wiring, switches, relays, and other equipment associated with receiving and distributing electricity.

Electrical system

The entire apparatus for supplying and distributing electricity; including transformers, meters, cables, circuit breakers, wires, switches, fixtures and outlets.
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We had a problem with the electrical system, so there was a delay,'' explained Michael Uhlenkamp, one of the Lakers publicists, gesturing toward the microphones and cameras set up on the team's practice court.