American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An extremely dim, short-lived, expanding disk of reddish light found above thunderstorms and believed to be created by electromagnetic pulses from intense lightning.
- n. astronomy, meteorology an upper atmospheric optical phenomena associated with thunderstorms, rapidly expanding disk-shaped regions of luminosity, lasting less than a thousandth of a second, which occur high above energetic cloud-to-ground lightning of positive or negative polarity
- n. Obsolete form of elf.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. An old form of Elf.
- e(mission of) l(ight and) v(ery low-frequency perturbations from) e(lectromagnetic pulse sources). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“I don't mean Tolkien's pastiches of Breton lais in his elve-songs, which seem rather insipid, but his recreation of Anglo-Saxon verse, which is magnificent: the lament for ThÃ©oden Kin (Return, p. 124), "We heard of the horns in the hills ringing," is a small masterpiece.”
“The term _Brownie_, or swarthy elve, suggests a connection between them and the _Gwylliaid Cochion_, or Red Fairies of Wales.”
“Invert the tables, you misbegotten son of an elve," replied Fenton;”
“D elve into ribs and salmon at the annual Johnson Farm Museum Salmon Bake & Rib BBQ this weekend.”
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