Sinonimi: 11 | xi
ETYM Old Eng. enleven, AS. endleofan, endlufon, for nleofan.
Being one more than ten; SYN. 11, xi.
ETYM AS. aelf, ylf; akin to Mid. High Germ. alp, German alp nightmare, incubus, Icel. âlfr elf, Swed. alf, elfva; cf. Skr. orbhu skillful, artful, rabh to grasp. Related to Auf, Oaf.
(Folklore) Fairies that are somewhat mischievous; SYN. hob, gremlin, pixie, pixy, brownie, imp.
(Irregular plural: elves).
Small mischievous creature (also about a child); fairy, sprite, gnome (Folklore)
1. Fairy; specifically; a cheerful mischievous sprite
2. A usually petite vivacious woman or girl
ETYM Old Eng. sprit, French esprit, from Latin spiritus. Related to Spirit, Sprightly.
1. A spirit; a soul; a shade; also, an apparition.
2. An elf; a fairy; a goblin.
In computing, a graphics object made up of a pattern of pixels (picture elements) defined by a computer programmer. Some high-level languages and applications programs contain routines that allow a user to define the shape, colors, and other characteristics of individual graphics objects. These objects can then be manipulated and combined to produce animated games or graphic screen displays.
ETYM French sylphe, from Greek, a kind of grub, beetle, or moth.
1. A slender graceful young woman.
2. An elemental being believed to inhabit the air.
3. Airy female spirit or fairy-creature; slim girl.
4. Spirit of air; slim girl.