From King Dictionary of Contemporary English electrical e‧lec‧tri‧cal / ɪˈlektrɪk əl / ●●○ S3 adjective 1 TEE relating to electricity The fire was caused by an electrical fault. an electrical engineer (=a person who designs and makes electrical equipment ) 2 using electricity electrical equipment/goods/appliances etc — electrically / -kli / adverb Examples from the Corpus electrical • Her hair is short, gingery and electrical. • He picks up sensations, like electrical charges, from the hard inner walls that contain him. • The changing magnetic fields create an electrical current. • electrical equipment • We know that both cars suffered from electrical faults but as yet we have not identified them. • Think of our public systems as an infrastructure-like sewers, water pipes, and electrical lines-and the idea of transparency becomes clear. • an electrical technician • Giant electrical transmission towers loom over some of the bare lots. • He scarcely heard her soft voice going on about paraffin heaters and electrical wall fans. • They live under high-voltage electrical wire. • Ensure that any electrical wiring is not hidden beneath the insulation. electrical fault • Have a residual current device fitted to protect the property from the risk of fire started by an electrical fault. • The blaze was caused by an electrical fault. • The cause has been described as an electrical fault. • But be prepared and able to speak without it just in case it is not available or an electrical fault develops. • On the other hand it could have been an electrical fault ... he's waiting for the results of the investigation. • More recently, stories have circulated that mechanical or electrical faults in factories are due to gremlins taking over the working of machines. • An electrical fault is believed to have been the cause. • Cleveland police said it was believed an electrical fault started the fire in a ground-floor flat. electrical equipment/goods/appliances etc • For added safety, we will fit miniature circuit breakers to provide reliable and easily operated protection when using any electrical equipment. • His new job is to make sure lights and electrical appliances are switched off. • You can shop for bargains in clothes, cameras and electrical goods in modern malls. • He has been in the business for about 14 years and follows aerospace and electrical equipment makers. • The panels or arrays are used to run electrical appliances or systems and are connected to batteries to store surplus power. • The fire, at Cragside, was in a first floor bedroom and was believed to be caused by electrical equipment overheating. • Money center banks, telephone and drug issues gained, while communications equipment, beverage and electrical equipment shares sank. • In March new electrical equipment was ordered from B.T-H. for these cars and new trucks were considered, but turned down.