Definition of Elapses

1. Verb. (third-person singular of elapse) ¹



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Definition of Elapses

1. elapse [v] - See also: elapse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elapses

elaoptene
elaoptenes
elaphine
elaphure
elaphures
elapid
elapid snake
elapid venoms
elapidae
elapids
elapine
elaps
elapse
elapsed
elapsed time
elapses (current term)
elapsing
elapsion
elase
elasipoda
elasmobranch
elasmobranches
elasmobranchiate
elasmobranchiates
elasmobranchii
elasmobranchs
elasmosaurid
elasmosaurids
elasmosaurus
elastance

Literary usage of Elapses

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1. The Knot Tied: Marriage Ceremonies of All Nations by William Tegg (1877)
"A considerable time elapses before the marriage is celebrated. It is employed by the relations of the bride in preparing her dowry, which generally consists ..."

2. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1886)
"... by the owner of the conversion, until a reasonable time elapses for learning the facts: Houston etc. li'y Co. v. Adams, 30 Am. Hep. 116. ..."

3. A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine by George Bacon Wood (1855)
"The first prominent symptom is a disposition to frequent micturition, which is at the same time somewhat difficult. Some time often elapses after ..."

4. The Origin and Growth of Civil Liberty in Maryland: A Discourse by George William Brown (1850)
"... yet scarcely a year elapses without adding some new marvel to the influences of America upon the progressive civilization and comfort of the human race. ..."

5. The Medical Times and Gazette (1879)
"Beginning with the first glimmering of consciousness in the lowest form o! lue in which it is conspicuous, a period elapses until the expiration of that in ..."

6. An Analytical Digested Index to the Common Law Reports: From the Time of by Thomas Coventry, Samuel Hughes (1832)
"... quarrel blows pass, and a sufficient timo then elapses for A to have cooled, (namely, an hour,) and afterwards he kills B, it is murder, Rex v. ..."

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