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egg case
noun Date: 1847 a protective case enclosing eggs ; ootheca — called also egg capsule
egg cell
noun Date: 1880 ovum
egg cream
noun Date: 1906 a sweetened drink made with milk or cream and other ingredients; especially a drink consisting of milk, a flavoring syrup, and soda water
egg foo yong
or egg foo young or egg foo yung noun Etymology: Chinese (Guangdong) fùh yùhng egg white, egg-coated ingredients, literally, a kind of hibiscus Date: 1917 a fried egg patty ...
egg foo young
noun see egg foo yong
egg foo yung
noun see egg foo yong
egg on one's face
phrasal a state of embarrassment or humiliation
egg roll
noun Date: 1938 a thin egg-dough casing filled with minced vegetables and often bits of meat (as shrimp or chicken) and usually deep-fried
egg timer
noun Date: 1884 a small sandglass for timing the boiling of eggs
egg tooth
noun Date: 1893 a hard sharp prominence on the beak of an unhatched bird or the nose of an unhatched reptile that is used to break through the eggshell
eggbeater
noun Date: 1828 1. a hand-operated kitchen utensil used for beating, stirring, or whipping; especially a rotary device for these purposes 2. helicopter
eggcup
noun Date: 1773 a cup for holding an egg that is to be eaten from the shell
egghead
noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1952 intellectual, highbrow
eggheaded
adjective Date: 1938 having the characteristics of an egghead • eggheadedness noun
eggheadedness
noun see eggheaded
eggless
adjective see egg II
Eggleston
I. biographical name Edward 1837-1902 American writer II. biographical name George Cary 1839-1911 brother of Edward American writer
eggnog
noun Date: circa 1775 a drink consisting of eggs beaten with sugar, milk or cream, and often alcoholic liquor
eggplant
noun Date: 1767 1. a. a widely cultivated perennial Asian herb (Solanum melongena) of the nightshade family yielding edible fruit b. the usually smooth ovoid typically ...
eggs Benedict
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Etymology: probably from the name Benedict Date: 1898 poached eggs and broiled ham placed on toasted halves of English ...
eggshell
I. noun Date: 14th century 1. the hard exterior covering of an egg 2. something resembling an eggshell especially in fragility II. adjective Date: 1835 1. thin and ...
eggy
adjective see egg II
egis
variant of aegis
eglantine
noun Etymology: Middle English eglentyn, from Anglo-French eglent, from Vulgar Latin *aculentum, from Latin acus needle; akin to Latin acer sharp — more at edge Date: 14th ...
eglomise
also églomisé adjective Etymology: French, past participle of églomiser to decorate a glass panel by painting on its back, from Jean-Baptiste Glomy died 1786 French ...
églomisé
adjective see eglomise
Egmond
or Egmont biographical name Lamoraal 1522-1568 Graaf van Egmond Flemish general & statesman
Egmont
biographical name see Egmond
Egmont, Mount
or Taranaki geographical name mountain 8260 feet (2518 meters) New Zealand in W central North Island
ego
noun (plural egos) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, I — more at i Date: 1789 1. the self especially as contrasted with another self or the world 2. a. egotism 2 b. ...
ego ideal
noun Date: 1922 the standards, ideals, and ambitions that according to psychoanalytic theory are assimilated from the superego
ego trip
noun Date: 1967 an act or course of action that enhances and satisfies one's ego • ego-trip intransitive verb • ego-tripper noun
ego-trip
intransitive verb see ego trip
ego-tripper
noun see ego trip
egocentric
adjective Date: 1894 1. concerned with the individual rather than society 2. taking the ego as the starting point in philosophy 3. a. limited in outlook or concern to ...
egocentrically
adverb see egocentric
egocentricity
noun see egocentric
egocentrism
noun see egocentric
egoism
noun Date: 1800 1. a. a doctrine that individual self-interest is the actual motive of all conscious action b. a doctrine that individual self-interest is the valid end ...
egoist
noun Date: 1879 1. a believer in egoism 2. an egocentric or egotistic person • egoistic also egoistical adjective • egoistically adverb
egoistic
adjective see egoist
egoistic hedonism
noun Date: 1874 the ethical theory that achieving one's own happiness is the proper goal of all conduct
egoistical
adjective see egoist
egoistically
adverb see egoist
egoless
adjective see ego
egomania
noun Date: 1825 the quality or state of being extremely egocentric • egomaniac noun • egomaniacal adjective • egomaniacally adverb
egomaniac
noun see egomania
egomaniacal
adjective see egomania
egomaniacally
adverb see egomania
egotism
noun Etymology: Latin ego + English -tism (as in idiotism) Date: 1714 1. a. excessive use of the first person singular personal pronoun b. the practice of talking about ...
egotist
noun see egotism
egotistic
adjective see egotism
egotistical
adjective see egotism
egotistically
adverb see egotism
egregious
adjective Etymology: Latin egregius, from e- + greg-, grex herd — more at gregarious Date: circa 1534 1. archaic distinguished 2. conspicuous; especially conspicuously ...
egregiously
adverb see egregious
egregiousness
noun see egregious
egress
I. noun Etymology: Latin egressus, from egredi to go out, from e- + gradi to go — more at grade Date: 1538 1. the action or right of going or coming out 2. a place or ...
egression
noun Date: 15th century egress, emergence
egret
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Old Occitan *aigreta, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German heigaro heron Date: 14th century any of various ...
Egypt
or Arabic Mişr geographical name country NE Africa bordering on Mediterranean & Red seas capital Cairo area 386,900 square miles (1,002,071 square kilometers), population ...
Egyptian
I. adjective Date: 14th century of, relating to, or characteristic of Egypt or the Egyptians II. noun Date: 14th century 1. a native or inhabitant of Egypt 2. the ...
Egyptian alfalfa weevil
noun Date: 1943 an Old World weevil (Hypera brunneipennis) that is now a pest of alfalfa in western North America
Egyptian clover
noun Date: circa 1900 berseem
Egyptian cotton
noun Date: 1877 a fine long-staple often somewhat brownish cotton grown chiefly in Egypt
Egyptological
adjective see Egyptology
Egyptologist
noun see Egyptology
Egyptology
noun Date: 1862 the study of Egyptian antiquities • Egyptological adjective • Egyptologist noun
eh
interjection Etymology: Middle English ey Date: 13th century — used to ask for confirmation or repetition or to express inquiry; used especially in Canadian English in ...
eheu fugaces labuntur anni
foreign term Etymology: Latin alas! the fleeting years glide on
EHF
abbreviation extremely high frequency
EHP
abbreviation electric horsepower
Ehrenburg
biographical name Ilya Grigoryevich 1891-1967 Russian writer
Ehrlich
I. biographical name Paul 1854-1915 German bacteriologist II. biographical name Paul Ralph 1932- American biologist
ehrlichiosis
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Ehrlichia, bacteria genus, from Paul Ehrlich Date: 1965 infection with or disease caused by tick-borne rickettsial bacteria (genus Ehrlichia)
EHV
abbreviation extra high voltage
eicosanoid
noun Etymology: eicosa- containing 20 atoms (from Greek eikosa- twenty, from eikosi) + -noic, suffix used in names of fatty acids (from -ane + -oic) + 1-oid — more at ...
eider
noun Etymology: Dutch, German, or Swedish, from Icelandic æthur, from Old Norse æthr Date: 1743 1. any of several large northern sea ducks (genera Somateria and Polystica) ...
eider duck
noun see eider
eiderdown
noun Etymology: probably from German Eiderdaune, from Icelandic æthardūnn, from æthur + dūnn 7down Date: 1774 1. the down of the eider 2. a comforter filled with ...
eidetic
adjective Etymology: Greek eidētikos of a form, from eidos form — more at wise Date: circa 1924 marked by or involving extraordinarily accurate and vivid recall ...
eidetically
adverb see eidetic
eidolon
noun (plural eidolons or eidola) Etymology: Greek eidōlon — more at idol Date: 1828 1. an unsubstantial image ; phantom 2. ideal
Eifel
geographical name plateau region W Germany NW of the Moselle & NE of Luxembourg
Eiffel
biographical name Alexandre-Gustave 1832-1923 French engineer
eigenmode
noun Etymology: eigen- (as in eigenvector) + 1mode a normal mode of vibration of an oscillating system
eigenvalue
noun Etymology: part translation of German Eigenwert, from eigen own, peculiar + Wert value Date: 1927 a scalar associated with a given linear transformation of a vector ...
eigenvector
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary eigen- (from German eigen) + vector Date: 1941 a nonzero vector that is mapped by a given linear transformation of a ...
Eiger
geographical name mountain 13,025 feet (3970 meters) W central Switzerland NE of the Jungfrau
eight
noun Etymology: Middle English eighte, from eighte, adjective, from Old English eahta; akin to Old High German ahto eight, Latin octo, Greek oktō Date: before 12th century 1. ...
eight ball
noun Date: 1932 1. a black pool ball numbered 8 2. misfit
eighteen
noun Etymology: Middle English eightetene, adjective, from Old English eahtatīene, from eahta + -tīene; akin to Old English tīen ten Date: before 12th century — see ...
eighteen-wheeler
noun see 18-wheeler
eighteenth
adjective or noun see eighteen
eightfold
adjective Date: before 12th century 1. having eight units or members 2. being eight times as great or as many • eightfold adverb
eightfold way
noun Date: 1961 a unified theoretical scheme for classifying the relationship among strongly interacting elementary particles on the basis of isospin and hypercharge
eighth
noun (plural eighths) Date: 1557 1. — see number table 2. octave • eighth adjective or adverb
eighth note
noun Date: circa 1864 a musical note with the time value of 1/8 of a whole note — see note illustration
eighth rest
noun Date: circa 1890 a musical rest corresponding in time value to an eighth note
eightieth
adjective or noun see eighty
eightpenny nail
noun Etymology: from its original price per hundred Date: 15th century a nail typically 2 1/2 inches (6.35 centimeters) long
eighty
noun (plural eighties) Etymology: Middle English eighty, adjective, from Old English eahtatig, short for hundeahtatig, noun, group of eighty, from hund-, literally, hundred + ...
eighty-six
or 86 transitive verb Etymology: probably rhyming slang for 3nix Date: 1959 slang to refuse to serve (a customer); also to get rid of ; throw out
Eijkman
biographical name Christiaan 1858-1930 Dutch pathologist
Eilat
geographical name see Elat
Eilean Siar
geographical name — see Western Isles 1
ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott
foreign term Etymology: German a mighty fortress is our God
Eindhoven
geographical name commune S Netherlands in North Brabant population 193,966
einkorn
noun Etymology: German, from Old High German, from ein one + korn grain — more at one, corn Date: circa 1901 an ancient wheat (Triticum monococcum) having one-grained ...
Einstein
biographical name Albert 1879-1955 American (German-born) physicist • Einsteinian adjective
Einsteinian
adjective see Einstein
einsteinium
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Albert Einstein Date: 1955 a radioactive element produced artificially — see element table
Einthoven
biographical name Willem 1860-1927 Dutch physiologist
Eire
geographical name — see Ireland
eirenic
chiefly British variant of irenic
eisegesis
noun (plural eisegeses) Etymology: Greek eis into (akin to Greek en in) + English exegesis — more at in Date: 1892 the interpretation of a text (as of the Bible) by reading ...
Eisenach
geographical name city central Germany in Thuringia W of Erfurt population 44,266
Eisenhower
biographical name Dwight David 1890-1969 American general; 34th president of the United States (1953-61)
Eisenstein
biographical name Sergey Mikhaylovich 1898-1948 Soviet (Russian-born) film director
eisteddfod
noun (plural eisteddfods or eisteddfodau) Etymology: Welsh, literally, session, from eistedd to sit + bod being Date: 1822 a usually Welsh competitive festival of the arts ...
eisteddfodic
adjective see eisteddfod
eiswein
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: German, from Eis ice + Wein wine Date: 1967 a sweet German wine made from grapes that have frozen on the vine; also a similar wine ...
either
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English ǣghwæther both, each, from ā always + ge-, collective prefix + hwæther which of two, whether — more at aye, co- ...
either-or
I. noun Date: 1922 an unavoidable choice or exclusive division between only two alternatives II. adjective Date: 1926 of or marked by either-or ; black-and-white
ejaculate
I. verb (-lated; -lating) Etymology: Latin ejaculatus, past participle of ejaculari to throw out, from e- + jaculari to throw, from jaculum dart, from jacere to throw — more ...
ejaculation
noun Date: 1603 1. an act of ejaculating; specifically a sudden discharging of a fluid from a duct 2. something ejaculated; especially a short sudden emotional utterance
ejaculator
noun see ejaculate I
ejaculatory
adjective Date: 1644 1. marked by or given to vocal ejaculation 2. casting or throwing out; specifically associated with or concerned in physiological ejaculation
ejaculatory duct
noun Date: 1751 a duct through which semen is ejaculated; specifically either of the paired ducts in the human male that are formed by the junction of the duct from the ...
eject
transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Latin ejectus, past participle of eicere, from e- + jacere Date: 15th century 1. a. to throw out especially by physical ...
ejecta
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, neuter plural of ejectus Date: 1886 material thrown out (as from a volcano)
ejectable
adjective see eject
ejection
noun see eject
ejection seat
noun Date: 1945 an emergency escape seat for propelling an occupant out and away from an airplane
ejective
adjective see eject
ejectment
noun Date: 1523 1. the act or an instance of ejecting ; dispossession 2. an action for the recovery of possession of real property and damages and costs
ejector
noun Date: 1640 1. one that ejects; especially a mechanism of a firearm that ejects an empty cartridge 2. a jet pump for withdrawing a gas, fluid, or powdery substance from ...
eka-
combining form Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Sanskrit eka one — more at one standing or assumed to stand next in order beyond (a specified element) in ...
Ekaterinodar
geographical name — see Krasnodar
Ekaterinoslav
geographical name — see Dnipropetrovs'k
eke
I. adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English ēac; akin to Old High German ouh also, Latin aut or, Greek au again Date: before 12th century archaic also II. ...
eke out
transitive verb Date: 1596 1. to make up for the deficiencies of ; supplement 2. to make (a supply) last by economy
EKG
abbreviation Etymology: German Elektrokardiogramm electrocardiogram; electrocardiograph
ekistic
adjective see ekistics
ekistics
noun plural but singular in construction Etymology: Modern Greek oikistikē, from feminine of oikistikos of settlement, from Greek, from oikizein to settle, colonize, from oikos ...
el
I. noun Date: 14th century the letter l II. noun Usage: often capitalized Date: circa 1906 an urban railway that operates chiefly on an elevated structure; also a train ...
El Aiún
geographical name — see aaiun (El)
El Alamein
geographical name village NW Egypt on the Mediterranean N of NE corner of Qattara Depression
El Bahnasa
geographical name — see Oxyrhynchus
El Cajon
geographical name city SW California E of San Diego population 94,869
El Centro
geographical name city S California in Imperial Valley population 37,835
El Cerrito
geographical name city W California on San Francisco Bay N of Berkeley population 23,171
el cheapo
adjective Etymology: Spanish el the + English cheap + Spanish -o (masculine noun ending) Date: 1967 cheap 3a, b
El Dorado
noun Etymology: Spanish, literally, the gilded one Date: 1596 1. a city or country of fabulous riches held by 16th century explorers to exist in South America 2. a place of ...
El Faiyûm
or Al Fayyūm geographical name city N Egypt SSW of Cairo population 166,910
El Fasher
geographical name city W Sudan in Darfur
El Ferrol
or El Ferrol del Caudillo geographical name city & port NW Spain on the Atlantic population 83,045
El Ferrol del Caudillo
geographical name see El Ferrol
El Gezira
geographical name — see Gezira
El Giza
geographical name — see Giza
El Maghreb al Aqsa
geographical name — see Maghreb
El Mahalla El Kubra
geographical name city N Egypt in Nile Delta NE of Tanta population 400,000
El Malpais National Monument
geographical name site W New Mexico including volcanic features
El Mansûra
or Al Mansurah geographical name city N Egypt in Nile Delta
El Minya
or Al Minya geographical name city central Egypt on the Nile
El Misti
geographical name — see misti (El)
El Monte
geographical name city SW California E of Los Angeles population 115,965
El Morro National Monument
geographical name reservation W New Mexico SE of Gallup containing rock carvings & ruins of anc. pueblos
El Niño
noun (plural El Niños) Etymology: Spanish, literally, the child (i.e., the Christ child); from the appearance of the flow at the Christmas season Date: 1896 an irregularly ...
El Obeid
geographical name city central Sudan in Kordofan population 66,270
El Paso
geographical name city Texas at W tip on Rio Grande population 563,662 • El Pasoan noun
El Paso de Robles
geographical name — see Paso Robles
El Pasoan
noun see El Paso
El Salvador
geographical name country Central America bordering on the Pacific; a republic capital San Salvador area 8260 square miles (21,393 square kilometers), population 5,517,000 ...
El Salvadoran
noun or adjective see El Salvador
El'brus
or Elbrus geographical name mountain 18,510 feet (5642 meters) S Russia in Europe; highest in the Caucasus & in Europe
elaborate
I. adjective Etymology: Latin elaboratus, from past participle of elaborare to work out, acquire by labor, from e- + laborare to work — more at laboratory Date: 1592 1. ...
elaborately
adverb see elaborate I
elaborateness
noun see elaborate I
elaboration
noun see elaborate II
elaborative
adjective see elaborate II
Elagabalus
Greek Heliogabalus biographical name 204-222 Roman emperor (218-222)
Elaine
noun Date: 15th century any of several women in Arthurian legend; especially one who dies for unrequited love of Lancelot
Elam
or Susiana geographical name ancient kingdom SW Asia at head of Persian Gulf E of Babylonia capital Susa • Elamite adjective or noun
Elamite
noun Date: 1874 a language of unknown affinities used in Elam approximately from the 25th to the 4th centuries B.C.
élan
noun Etymology: French, from Middle French eslan rush, from (s')eslancer to rush, from ex- + lancer to hurl — more at lance Date: 1864 vigorous spirit or enthusiasm
élan vital
noun Etymology: French Date: 1907 the vital force or impulse of life; especially a creative principle held by Bergson to be immanent in all organisms and responsible for ...
eland
noun (plural eland; also elands) Etymology: Afrikaans, elk, from Dutch, from obsolete German Elend, probably from obsolete Lithuanian ellenis; akin to Old High German elaho elk ...
elapid
noun Etymology: New Latin Elap-, Elaps, genus of snakes, from Middle Greek, a fish, alteration of Greek elops Date: 1885 any of a family (Elapidae) of venomous snakes (as ...
elapse
I. intransitive verb (elapsed; elapsing) Etymology: Latin elapsus, past participle of elabi, from e- + labi to slip — more at sleep Date: 1644 pass, go by II. noun Date: ...
elapsed time
noun Date: circa 1909 the actual time taken (as by a boat or automobile in traveling over a racecourse)
elasmobranch
noun (plural -branchs) Etymology: ultimately from Greek elasmos metal plate (from elaunein) + branchia gills Date: 1872 any of a subclass (Elasmobranchii) of cartilaginous ...
elastase
noun Etymology: elastin + -ase Date: 1949 an enzyme especially of pancreatic juice that digests elastin
elastic
I. adjective Etymology: New Latin elasticus, from Late Greek elastos ductile, beaten, from Greek elaunein to drive, beat out; probably akin to Greek ēlythe he went, Old Irish ...
elastic fiber
noun Date: 1849 a thick very elastic smooth yellowish anastomosing fiber of connective tissue that contains elastin
elastic limit
noun Date: 1898 the greatest stress that an elastic solid can sustain without undergoing permanent deformation
elastic modulus
noun Date: 1904 the ratio of the stress in a body to the corresponding strain
elastic scattering
noun Date: 1933 a scattering of particles as the result of an elastic collision
elastically
adverb see elastic I
elasticity
noun (plural -ties) Date: 1664 1. the quality or state of being elastic: as a. the capability of a strained body to recover its size and shape after deformation ; ...
elasticized
adjective Date: circa 1909 made with elastic thread or inserts
elastin
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin elasticus Date: 1875 a protein that is similar to collagen and is the chief constituent of elastic fibers
elastomer
noun Etymology: elastic + -o- + -mer Date: circa 1939 any of various elastic substances resembling rubber • elastomeric adjective
elastomeric
adjective see elastomer
Elat
or Eilat geographical name town & port S Israel at head of Gulf of Aqaba population 29,900
elate
I. transitive verb (elated; elating) Etymology: Latin elatus (past participle of efferre to carry out, elevate), from e- + latus, past participle of ferre to carry — more at ...
Elatea
geographical name — see Cithaeron
elated
adjective Date: circa 1619 marked by high spirits ; exultant • elatedly adverb • elatedness noun
elatedly
adverb see elated
elatedness
noun see elated
elater
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek elatēr driver, from elaunein to drive Date: 1830 a plant structure functioning in the dispersal of spores: as a. one of the ...
Elath
geographical name — see Aqaba
elation
noun Date: 14th century 1. the quality or state of being elated 2. pathological euphoria
Elazig
geographical name city E central Turkey in valley of the upper Murat population 204,603
Elba
I. noun Etymology: Elba (Mediterranean island), residence of Napoléon Bonaparte after his first abdication May 14, 1814 to February 26, 1815 Date: 1924 a place or state of ...
Elbe
or Czechoslovakian Labe geographical name river 720 miles (1159 kilometers) N Czech Republic & NE Germany flowing NW into North Sea
Elbert, Mount
geographical name mountain 14,433 feet (4399 meters) central Colorado in Sawatch Range; highest in Colorado & Rocky Mountains
Elbing
geographical name see Elblag
Elblag
or German Elbing geographical name city & port N Poland near Vislinski Zaliv population 125,154
elbow
I. noun Etymology: Middle English elbowe, from Old English elboga, from el- (akin to eln ell) + Old English boga bow — more at ell, bow Date: before 12th century 1. a. ...
elbow grease
noun Date: 1672 vigorously applied physical labor ; hard work
elbow room
noun Date: circa 1540 1. a. room for moving the elbows freely b. adequate space for work or operation 2. free scope
Elbrus
geographical name see El'brus
Elburz Mountains
geographical name mountains N Iran parallel with S shore of Caspian Sea — see Damavand
Elche
geographical name city SE Spain SW of Alicante population 188,062
eld
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English ieldo; akin to Old English eald old — more at old Date: before 12th century 1. old age 2. archaic old times ; antiquity
elder
I. noun Etymology: Middle English eldre, from Old English ellærn; perhaps akin to Old English alor alder — more at alder Date: before 12th century elderberry 2 II. ...
elder statesman
noun Date: 1904 an eminent senior member of a group or organization; especially a retired statesman who unofficially advises current leaders
elderberry
noun Date: 1589 1. the edible black or red berrylike drupe of any of a genus (Sambucus) of shrubs or trees of the honeysuckle family bearing flat clusters of small white or ...
elderliness
noun see elderly I
elderly
I. adjective Date: 1611 1. a. rather old; especially being past middle age b. old-fashioned 2. of, relating to, or characteristic of later life or elderly persons ...
Elders
biographical name (Minnie) Joycelyn 1933- née Jones United States surgeon general (1993-94)
eldership
noun see elder III
eldest
adjective Date: before 12th century of the greatest age or seniority ; oldest
eldest hand
noun Date: circa 1597 the card player who first receives cards in the deal
Eldon
biographical name 1st Earl of 1751-1838 John Scott English jurist
eldress
noun Date: 1640 a woman who is an elder especially of the Shakers
eldritch
adjective Etymology: perhaps from Middle English *elfriche fairyland, from Middle English elf + riche kingdom, from Old English rīce — more at rich Date: 1508 weird, eerie ...
Eleanor
biographical name of Aquitaine 1122?-1204 queen of Louis VII of France (divorced 1152) & of Henry II of England
Eleanor of Castile
biographical name 1246-1290 queen of Edward I of England
Eleanor of Provence
biographical name 1223-1291 queen of Henry III of England
Eleatic
adjective Etymology: Latin Eleaticus, from Greek Eleatikos, from Elea (Velia), ancient town in southern Italy Date: 1695 of or relating to a school of Greek philosophers ...
Eleaticism
noun see Eleatic
elecampane
noun Etymology: Middle English elena campana, from Medieval Latin enula campana, literally, field elecampane, from inula, enula elecampane + campana of the field Date: 14th ...
elect
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin electus, past participle of eligere to select, from e- + legere to choose — more at legend Date: 15th century 1. ...
electability
noun see electable
electable
adjective Date: 1879 capable of being elected (as to public office) • electability noun
election
noun Date: 13th century 1. a. an act or process of electing b. the fact of being elected 2. predestination to eternal life 3. the right, power, or privilege of ...
Election Day
noun Date: 15th century a day legally established for the election of public officials; especially the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November in an even year ...
electioneer
intransitive verb Etymology: election + -eer (as in privateer, verb) Date: 1760 to take an active part in an election; specifically to work for the election of a candidate ...
electioneerer
noun see electioneer
elective
I. adjective Date: circa 1531 1. a. chosen or filled by popular election b. of or relating to election c. based on the right or principle of election 2. a. ...
electively
adverb see elective I
electiveness
noun see elective I
elector
noun Date: 15th century 1. one qualified to vote in an election 2. one entitled to participate in an election: as a. any of the German princes entitled to take part in ...
electoral
adjective Date: 1675 1. of or relating to an elector 2. of or relating to election • electorally adverb
electoral college
noun Date: 1677 a body of electors; especially one that elects the president and vice president of the United States
electorally
adverb see electoral
electorate
noun Date: 1620 1. the territory, jurisdiction, or dignity of a German elector 2. a body of people entitled to vote
electr-
or electro- combining form Etymology: New Latin electricus 1. a. electricity b. electric ; electric and ; electrically 2. electrolytic 3. electron
Electra
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Ēlektra Date: 1580 a sister of Orestes who aids him in killing their mother Clytemnestra
Electra complex
noun Date: 1913 the Oedipus complex when it occurs in a female
electress
noun Date: 1618 the wife or widow of a German elector
electret
noun Etymology: electricity + magnet Date: 1885 a dielectric body in which a permanent state of electric polarization has been set up
electric
I. adjective Etymology: New Latin electricus produced from amber by friction, electric, from Medieval Latin, of amber, from Latin electrum amber, electrum, from Greek ēlektron; ...

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