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Meaning of electro- by Wiktionary Dictionary

electro-


    Etymology

    From Latin electrum, from Ancient Greek ἤλεκτρον ( elektron, “amber” ) ( a natural resin, which - when rubbed - produces static electricity ) .

    Derived terms

    [+] English words prefixed with electro-

    electro

    By Wiktionary ( 2012/08/22 22:24 UTC Version )

    Noun

    electro ( countable and uncountable; plural: electros )

    1. ( countable, obsolete ) An electrotype
    2. ( uncountable, music ) An electronic style of hip hop; electrofunk

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Definition of electro- by GCIDE Dictionary

electro-


  1. Electro- [L. electrum amber. See Electric.] A prefix or combining form signifying pertaining to electricity, produced by electricity, producing or employing electricity, etc.; as, “electro-negative; electro-dynamic; electro-magnet.”