Definition of Elves

1. Noun. An acronym for emissions of light and very low frequency perturbations due to electromagnetic pulse sources; extremely bright extremely short (less than a msec) electrical flashes forming a huge ring (up to 400 km diameter) in the ionosphere.

Generic synonyms: Atmospheric Electricity



Definition of Elves

1. Noun. (plural of elf) ¹

2. Noun. (plural of elve) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Elves

1. elf [n] - See also: elf

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elves

eluviating
eluviation
eluviations
eluvium
eluviums
eluxated
eluxation
elvan
elvanite
elvanites
elvans
elve
elven
elver
elvers
elves (current term)
elvish
elvishly
elwand
elwands
elyite
elysian
elysium
elytra
elytral
elytriform
elytrin
elytroid
elytron

Literary usage of Elves

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Index to Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends by Mary Huse Eastman (1915)
"elves. V. See Elfin grove. elves and the cobbler. See elves and the shoemaker. ... elves and the shoemaker. Bailey and Lewis. For the children's hour. ..."

2. Scandinavian Folk-lore: Illustrations of the Traditional Beliefs of the by William Alexander Craigie (1896)
"The Origin of the elves. ONE time God Almighty came to Adam and Eve. ... From these are the elves descended, but men are descended from those of Eve's ..."

3. The Religion of the Teutons by Pierre Daniƫl Chantepie de la Saussaye (1902)
"The elves play a most conspicuous part in the various phases of popular belief, such as Marchen, but they are also met with in the cult. ..."

4. Tales of Old Japan (1908)
"THE elves AND THE ENVIOUS NEIGHBOUR ONCE upon a time there was a certain man, who, ... In the middle of the night, a large company of elves assembled at the ..."

5. University Musical Encyclopedia by Louis Charles Elson (1912)
"The Gnome would roll down rocks upon him, but the Undine declares lolan has ever been kind to the elves, and the Sylph suggests that a gift were better. ..."

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