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electrocution


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Electrocute  \E*lec"tro*cute`\,  v.  t.  [Electro-  +  cute  in 
  execute.] 
  To  execute  or  put  to  death  by  electricity.  -- 
  {E*lec`tro*cu"tion},  n. 
 
  Note:  [Recent;  Newspaper  words] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  electrocution 
  n  1:  execution  by  electricity  [syn:  {burning}] 
  2:  killing  by  electric  shock 




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