Definition of Electrocution. Meaning of Electrocution. Synonyms of Electrocution

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Definition of Electrocution

Electrocution
Electrocute E*lec"tro*cute`, v. t. [Electro- + cute in execute.] To execute or put to death by electricity. -- E*lec`tro*cu"tion, n. Note: [Recent; Newspaper words]

Meaning of Electrocution from wikipedia

- Electrocution is death or severe injury by electric shock, electric current p****ing through the body. The word is derived from "electro" and "execution"...
- committed prior to March 31, 1998, and who choose electrocution; inmates who do not choose electrocution and inmates who committed their crimes after the...
- Electrocuting an Elephant (also known as Electrocution of an Elephant) is a 1903 American, short, black-and-white, silent do****entary film of the killing...
- Electrocution remains legal in at least 5 states (Virginia, Florida, Alabama, North Carolina and Kentucky) of the United States.[when?] Electrocution...
- contract a disease such as HIV/AIDS as a means of suicide. Suicide by electrocution involves using a lethal electric shock, and is a rarely used method...
- in the United States in 2020, sixteen by lethal injection and one by electrocution. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of executions that had been...
- "Tillie" Ziegler, his common-law wife, two years earlier. Although electrocution had previously been successfully used to kill a horse, Kemmler's execution...
- Juneau, Alaska Fred Pritchertt Electrocution Murder February 15, 1952 Washington, D.C. William Tyler Jr. Electrocution Murder July 25, 1952 Washington...
- 1875 – January 4, 1903) was a female Asian elephant who was killed by electrocution at Coney Island, New York, in January 1903. Born in Southeast Asia around...
- States in 2019, twenty by lethal injection and two, in Tennessee, by electrocution. List of death row inmates in the United States List of exonerated death...
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