electro-

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Initially from French électro- and Latin electro-, ultimately from electrum, from Ancient Greek ἤλεκτρον (ḗlektron, amber). Equivalent to and later based upon electric, electricity, &c. + -o-.

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electro-

  1. combining form of electricity.
  2. combining form of electric and electrical.
  3. combining form of electronic.

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  • galvano- (dated or specific applications)

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin electrum, from Ancient Greek ἤλεκτρον (ḗlektron, amber) (a natural resin, which — when rubbed — produces static electricity).

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electro-

  1. electro-; combining form of elèctric

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Dutch[edit]

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electro-

  1. Superseded spelling of elektro-.

Galician[edit]

Prefix[edit]

electro-

  1. electro-

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Portuguese[edit]

Prefix[edit]

electro-

  1. Superseded spelling of eletro-. (Superseded in Brazil by the 1943 spelling reform and by the Portuguese Language Orthographic Agreement of 1990 elsewhere. Still used in countries where the agreement hasn’t come into effect and as an alternative spelling in Portugal.)

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Spanish[edit]

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electro-

  1. electro-

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