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ELECTROCUTION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does electrocution mean? 

ELECTROCUTION (noun)
  The noun ELECTROCUTION has 2 senses:

1. execution by electricity
2. killing by electric shock

  Familiarity information: ELECTROCUTION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ELECTROCUTION (noun)


Sense 1electrocution [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Execution by electricity

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

electrocution; burning

Hypernyms ("electrocution" is a kind of...):

capital punishment; death penalty; executing; execution (putting a condemned person to death)


Sense 2electrocution [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Killing by electric shock

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("electrocution" is a kind of...):

kill; killing; putting to death (the act of terminating a life)


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