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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -electric eel-, *electric eel*.
English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
electric eel    [N] ปลาไหลไฟฟ้า

Japanese-English: EDICT Dictionary
電気ウナギ;電気鰻[でんきウナギ(電気ウナギ);でんきうなぎ(電気鰻), denki unagi ( denki unagi ); denkiunagi ( denki unagi )] (n) electric eel (Electrophorus electricus) [Add to Longdo]
痺鰻;痺れ鰻[しびれうなぎ;シビレウナギ, shibireunagi ; shibireunagi] (n) (uk) (obsc) (See 電気鰻) electric eel (Electrophorus electricus) [Add to Longdo]

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Electric \E*lec"tric\ ([-e]*l[e^]k"tr[i^]k), Electrical
  \E*lec"tric*al\ ([-e]*l[e^]k"tr[i^]*kal), a. [L. electrum amber,
     a mixed metal, Gr. 'h`lektron; akin to 'hle`ktwr the beaming
     sun, cf. Skr. arc to beam, shine: cf. F. ['e]lectrique. The
     name came from the production of electricity by the friction
     of amber.]
     1. Pertaining to electricity; consisting of, containing,
        derived from, or produced by, electricity; as, electric
        power or virtue; an electric jar; electric effects; an
        electric spark; an electric charge; an electric current;
        an electrical engineer.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Capable of occasioning the phenomena of electricity; as,
        an electric or electrical machine or substance; an
        electric generator.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. Electrifying; thrilling; magnetic. "Electric Pindar."
        --Mrs. Browning.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. powered by electricity; as, electrical appliances; an
        electric toothbrush; an electric automobile.
        [WordNet 1.5]
  
     {Electric atmosphere}, or {Electric aura}. See under {Aura}.
        
  
     {Electrical battery}. See {Battery}.
  
     {Electrical brush}. See under {Brush}.
  
     {Electric cable}. See {Telegraph cable}, under {Telegraph}.
        
  
     {Electric candle}. See under {Candle}.
  
     {Electric cat} (Zo["o]l.), one of three or more large species
        of African catfish of the genus {Malapterurus} (esp. {M.
        electricus} of the Nile). They have a large electrical
        organ and are able to give powerful shocks; -- called also
        {sheathfish}.
  
     {Electric clock}. See under {Clock}, and see
        {Electro-chronograph}.
  
     {Electric current}, a current or stream of electricity
        traversing a closed circuit formed of conducting
        substances, or passing by means of conductors from one
        body to another which is in a different electrical state.
        
  
     {Electric eel}, or {Electrical eel} (Zo["o]l.), a South
        American eel-like fresh-water fish of the genus {Gymnotus}
        ({G. electricus}), from two to five feet in length,
        capable of giving a violent electric shock. See
        {Gymnotus}.
  
     {Electrical fish} (Zo["o]l.), any fish which has an
        electrical organ by means of which it can give an
        electrical shock. The best known kinds are the {torpedo},
        the {gymnotus}, or {electrical eel}, and the {electric
        cat}. See {Torpedo}, and {Gymnotus}.
  
     {Electric fluid}, the supposed matter of electricity;
        lightning. [archaic]
  
     {Electrical image} (Elec.), a collection of electrical points
        regarded as forming, by an analogy with optical phenomena,
        an image of certain other electrical points, and used in
        the solution of electrical problems. --Sir W. Thomson.
  
     {Electric machine}, or {Electrical machine}, an apparatus for
        generating, collecting, or exciting, electricity, as by
        friction.
  
     {Electric motor}. See {Electro-motor}, 2.
  
     {Electric osmose}. (Physics) See under {Osmose}.
  
     {Electric pen}, a hand pen for making perforated stencils for
        multiplying writings. It has a puncturing needle driven at
        great speed by a very small magneto-electric engine on the
        penhandle.
  
     {Electric railway}, a railway in which the machinery for
        moving the cars is driven by an electric current.
  
     {Electric ray} (Zo["o]l.), the torpedo.
  
     {Electric telegraph}. See {Telegraph}.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  electric eel
      n 1: eel-shaped freshwater fish of South America having electric
           organs in its body [syn: {electric eel}, {Electrophorus
           electric}]

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