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  • noun Plural form of sprite.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun atmospheric electricity (lasting 10 msec) appearing as globular flashes of red (pink to blood-red) light rising to heights of 60 miles (sometimes seen together with elves)

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Examples

  • This amazing video remixes the sprites from the 8-bit SNES Mario game as a physics tutorial on wave action.

    Boing Boing: July 10, 2005 - July 16, 2005 Archives

  • Martin Füllekrug of Bath University described how the team detected radio waves coinciding with the appearance of "sprites" - glowing orbs that occasionally flicker into existence above thunderstorms.

    physicsworld.com: all content

  • Martin Füllekrug of Bath University described how the team detected radio waves coinciding with the appearance of "sprites" - glowing orbs that occasionally flicker into existence above thunderstorms.

    physicsworld.com: all content

  • Martin Füllekrug of Bath University described how the team detected radio waves coinciding with the appearance of "sprites" - glowing orbs that occasionally flicker into existence above thunderstorms.

    physicsworld.com: all content

  • Martin Füllekrug of Bath University described how the team detected radio waves coinciding with the appearance of "sprites" - glowing orbs that occasionally flicker into existence above thunderstorms.

    physicsworld.com: all content

  • At least these did not seem to resemble the more annoying, tinier wood elves that their taller brethren referred to as sprites.

    LEGENDS OF THE DRAGONREALM

  • At least these did not seem to resemble the more annoying, tinier wood elves that their taller brethren referred to as sprites.

    LEGENDS OF THE DRAGONREALM

  • At least these did not seem to resemble the more annoying, tinier wood elves that their taller brethren referred to as sprites.

    LEGENDS OF THE DRAGONREALM

  • Well you can name sprites and duplicate and you could do iteration by using multiple sprites and global variables - that might avoid the problem of repetitive code clutter due to inability to black box name code and call it by its name on a single sprite

    one problem with scratch

  • The sprites are the work of Leo Lentelli; they have a quaint elfin quality that is very engaging.

    The Sculpture and Mural Decorations of the Exposition A Pictorial Survey of the Art of the Panama-Pacific international exposition

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