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e·lec·tro·cute
[ih-lek-truh-kyoot]
VERB (USED WITH OBJECT) [E·LEC·TRO·CUT·ED, E·LEC·TRO·CUT·ING.]
1.
to kill by electricity.
2.
to execute (a criminal) by electricity, as in an electric chair.
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Electrocution - Wikipedia

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Electrocution is death caused by electric shock, electric current passing through the body. The word is derived from "electro" and "execution", but it is also used ...

Electrocution - Explore Forensics

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Dec 16, 2016 ... Electrocution is the sudden and involuntary introduction of large - or persistent - amounts of electricity into the human body. Electrocution is ...

meaning - If someone is electrocuted, do they have to die or can ...

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Jul 8, 2012 ... The term electrocute was originally coined in 1889¹ by splicing the prefix electro- into the word execute. It originally meant execute (by electric ...

Electrocution - Online CPR Certification and First Aid Certification

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Because people make excellent conductors, minor electrocution is a common household hazard. Fortunately it is usually more surprising than dangerous and ...

Giz Explains: How Electrocution Really Kills You - Gizmodo

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May 20, 2009 ... But physical force is weak and inefficient compared to good old electrocution, which, according to MythBusters' Adam Savage, doesn't kill you ...

The Difference Between 'Electrocuted' and 'Shocked' | TheWordict.com

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Apr 22, 2013 ... The truly shocking reason why 'electrocuted' and 'shocked' are not as synonymous as you may think. While many believe that 'electrocuted' ...

What happens when you are executed by electrocution? • The ...

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Oct 20, 2006 ... Taping the eyes closed is often part of the preparation for execution by electrocution. The effects of the electricity often cause the body to twitch ...

Electric Shock: Get Facts About First Aid - eMedicineHealth

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Dec 10, 2015 ... Electric shock can result in a minor or severe injury to a person. Symptoms of electric shock include burns, chest pain, shortness of breath.