Definition of askarel in English:

askarel

noun

Electricity
  • A non-flammable, non-conducting liquid, typically a polychlorinated biphenyl, used (especially formerly) as an insulator in transformers and capacitors; any of various liquids of this kind.

Origin

1930s. Origin uncertain; perhaps an arbitrary formation.

Pronunciation

askarel

/ˈask(ə)rəl/