Meaning of electrocute

e•lec•tro•cute

Pronunciation: (i-lek'tru-kyt"), [key]
— -cut•ed, -cut•ing.
  1. to kill by electricity.
  2. to execute (a criminal) by electricity, as in an electric chair.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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