from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. extremely low frequency

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  • Extremely low frequency, the band of radio frequencies from 3 to 30 hertz
  • Executable and Linking Format, a common object file format for Unix
  • Earth Liberation Front (radical environmentalism group)
  • Endangered Language Fund, a non-profit organization
  • English as a lingua franca
  • Elvish Linguistic Fellowship, an organization that studies the invented languages of J. R. R. Tolkien


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  • The name of the terrorist group, ELF, is an acronym for Earth Liberation Front.

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  • What don't you McDaniel Lovers not get in that ELF is short and slow?

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  • He argued that it was hypocritical to label the ELF

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  • The ELF was the only legitimate group still carrying out Direct Actions, and they were brilliant at it—secretive in their planning and meticulous in their follow-through.


  • The ELF is a decentralized eco-terrorist group linked to several attacks during the past six years, including a ski resort, a logging company, new housing developments, and car dealerships.

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  • Back in the early 90's I was a co-founder of a Rainforest conservation organization called ELF - Earth Love Fund and I was working on a compilation album, 'Earthrise'.

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  • The ELF is a loose collection of radical environmentalists that has claimed responsibility for dozens of attacks since the 1990s.


  • Indiana committed in the name of a radical group, the Earth Liberation Front, known as ELF, from 1999 through 2003.

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