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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Electrify  \E*lec"tri*fy\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Electrified};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Electrifying}.]  [Electric  +  -fy.] 
  To  equip  for  employment  of  electric  power;  as  to  electrify  a 
  railroad. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Positively  \Pos"i*tive*ly\,  adv 
  In  a  positive  manner;  absolutely;  really;  expressly;  with 
  certainty;  indubitably;  peremptorily;  dogmatically;  -- 
  opposed  to  negatively. 
 
  Good  and  evil  which  is  removed  may  be  esteemed  good  or 
  evil  comparatively,  and  positively  simply.  --Bacon. 
 
  Give  me  some  breath,  some  little  pause,  my  lord,  Before 
  I  positively  speak  herein.  --Shak. 
 
  I  would  ask  .  .  .  whether  .  .  .  the  divine  law  does  not 
  positively  require  humility  and  meekness.  --Sprat. 
 
  {Positively  charged}  or  {electrified}  (Elec.),  having  a 
  charge  of  positive  electricity;  --  opposed  to  {negatively 
  electrified}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Electrify  \E*lec"tri*fy\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Electrified};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Electrifying}.]  [Electric  +  -fy.] 
  1.  To  communicate  electricity  to  to  charge  with  electricity; 
  as  to  electrify  a  jar. 
 
  2.  To  cause  electricity  to  pass  through  to  affect  by 
  electricity;  to  give  an  electric  shock  to  as  to 
  electrify  a  limb,  or  the  body. 
 
  3.  To  excite  suddenly  and  violently,  esp.  by  something  highly 
  delightful  or  inspiriting;  to  thrill;  as  this  patriotic 
  sentiment  electrified  the  audience. 
 
  If  the  sovereign  were  now  to  immure  a  subject  in 
  defiance  of  the  writ  of  habeas  corpus  .  .  .  the 
  whole  nation  would  be  instantly  electrified  by  the 
  news  --Macaulay. 
 
  Try  whether  she  could  electrify  Mr  Grandcourt  by 
  mentioning  it  to  him  at  table.  --G.  Eliot. 




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