1 execution by electricity [syn: burning]
2 killing by electric shock
The term electrocution can mean either:
Electrocution is also frequently used to incorrectly refer to a non-fatal electric shock.
- Capital punishment (death penalty)
beheading, burning, capital punishment, crucifixion, decapitation, decollation, defenestration, execution, fusillade, garrote, gassing, hanging, hemlock, judicial murder, lapidation, necktie party, poisoning, shooting, stoning, strangling, strangulation, the ax, the block, the chair, the gallows, the gas chamber, the guillotine, the hot seat, the rope