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1(of car, washing machine) sistema eléctrico masculine(of house) instalación eléctrica feminine
- This is a system whereby electrics are controlled from a central switch.
- He said: ‘All the wiring, electrics, plumbing is already in.’
- The fire, which is believed to have started in the cupboard that houses the electrics on the ground floor, took three hours to bring under control and more than 30 firefighters were involved.
- Works will include new toilets, plus a wheelchair access toilet, new kitchen and meting room, new central heating system, new electrics and a new slated roof.
- Almost all the electrics in the house are controlled by computer.
- We've rewired all the electrics at ceiling height, put in a new bar floor and reupholstered.
- The fire seemed to go out, and so did everything in the whole house, as I'd fused all the electrics.
- Superconductors were once the vision of the future for levitating trains and resistance-free electrics.
- They claimed they were carrying out electrical work in the area and needed to check the electrics in her house.
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