How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"electro" is from "electrum" (electric) spoken by people in central Italy after 1500 A.D.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "electric" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|The electronics industry expanded rapidly during the 1950s.|
|The first electromagnet was a horseshoe-shaped piece of iron that was wrapped with a loosely wound coil of several turns.|