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English Spanish Vocabulary – Electricity Electricidad Posted by on Nov 22, 2016 in Learning, Spanish Vocabulary

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Today we are going to practice useful Spanish vocabulary related to Electricity.
Hoy vamos a practicar vocabulario español útil relacionado con Electricidad.


Use the player below to listen to and repeat the pronunciation of the words in Spanish:


Electricity Electricidad

alternating current la corriente alterna
alternator el alternador
ammeter el amperímetro
amps los amperios
battery la batería, la pila
battery charger el cargador de baterías
breaker el cortacircuitos
bulb la bombilla
cable el cable
wire el alambre
charge la carga, cargar
circuit el circuito
connection la conexión
connect conectar
current la corriente
diode el diodo
direct current la corriente continua
disconnect desconectar
electrician el/la electricista
electric shock la descarga eléctrica
fuse el fusible
generator el grupo electrógeno, el generador
instrument el instrumento
insulate aislar
insulation el aislamiento
LED el diodo emisor de luz
off apagado
on encendido
plug la clavija
positive el polo positivo
negative el polo negativo
short circuit el cortocircuito
starter el motor de arranque
switch el interruptor
button el botón
socket el enchufe
switch off apagar, desconectar
switch on encender, conectar
terminal el terminal
volts los voltios
voltage el voltaje
voltmeter el voltímetro
watts los vatios

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Laura & Adam have been blogging and creating online Spanish courses for Transparent Language since 2010. Laura is from Bilbao in northern Spain and Adam is from Devon in the south of England. They lived together in Spain for over 10 years, where their 2 daughters were born, and now they live in Scotland. Both Laura & Adam qualified as foreign language teachers in 2004 and since have been teaching Spanish in Spain, the UK, and online.