electrocution


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electrocution

noun capital punishment, condemmation by death, conviction of death sentence, death penalty, death sentence, death warrant, execution, first deeree murder with death sentence, give the chair, judgment of death, put to death, ultimate sentence
Associated concepts: death by legal injection, gas chamber
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The person can be thrown back, receive burns, get maimed or even die of electrocution.
We're only familiar with this one incident and it does look like one of these devices are implicated in the electrocution," he said.
Since the early 1990s, hairdryers have had built-in shock protection devices to prevent electrocution if they fall into water.
Water is known to lower a person's resistance to voltage, and in some instances cause electrocution when handling electronics when wet.
Another electrocution had been scheduled for Tuesday.
A post-mortem on the body, which had lain undiscovered for several days, revealed he died from electrocution.
State news agency Xinhua reports local police have confirmed that Ma died of electrocution but are "yet to verify if her phone was involved.
KARACHI, November 27, 2009 (Balochistan Times): Advisor to Sindh Chief Minister, Sharmila Farooqui held a special meeting with IG Police at Central Police Office and sought a detail report about those killed or injured at the level of Police Stations or Centres of Madadgar 15 due to breaking of KESCs electric wires and electrocution so that federal government could be approached for payment of compensation to affected persons.
GFCIs are special electrical outlets that are designed to prevent electrocution when your body may come into contact with water and the electrical current running from the outlet (or an object such as a metal pipe able to conduct electrical current).
KOT RADHA KISHAN, August 25, 2009 (Frontier Star): The two sisters died of electrocution at Kot Radha Kishan on Tuesday.
Police said a man identified as Noor Muhammad son of Azhar Rehman died of electrocution near Akbari Mosque in Bengali Para, Korangi Town.