• WordNet 3.6
    • n Elops type genus of the Elopidae: tenpounder
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Elops (Zoöl) A genus of fishes. See Saury.
    • Elops A mythical serpent.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n elops The typical genus of the family Elopidæ. E. saurus, known as the ten-pounder and big-eyed herring, is a widely diffused species in both the Atlantic and the Pacific.
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  • Oliver Goldsmith
    “You, that are going to be married, think things can never be done too fast: but we that are old, and know what we are about, must elope methodically, madam.”
  • George Ade
    George Ade
    “If it were not for the presents, an elopement would be preferable.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. elops, helops, a kind of sea fish, Gr.


In literature:

She then entered the cab again, drove home, and agreed to the elopement.
"Robert Browning" by G. K. Chesterton
Your elopement may injure me in the service.
"The Lady With The Dog and Other Stories" by Anton Chekhov
Parents are mostly to be blamed for these elopements.
"Searchlights on Health" by B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols
And, again, the lady had come without baggage, even so much as in eloping from home.
"The Son of Clemenceau" by Alexandre (fils) Dumas
He eloped with Desdemony, a darter of the Hon.
"Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 6" by Various
He made his elopement last October from Port Royal Virginia.
"The Journal of Negro History, Vol. I. Jan. 1916" by Various
Your elopement caused him to have a terrible hemorrhage.
"Mischievous Maid Faynie" by Laura Jean Libbey
Selim thought it best to elope, and broached his opinion to Acson, who readily favored it.
"Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life" by Thomas Wallace Knox
By all that's good and holy, we'll elope!
"Nedra" by George Barr McCutcheon
He had eloped with a barmaid or an opera girl.
"The Divine Fire" by May Sinclair
He is suspicious of every stranger; and of all the gossip which environs you, the legend of that elopement is the mildest.
"The Nameless Castle" by Maurus Jókai
Why did she not elope long ago and get rid of her mother?
"The End Of The World" by Edward Eggleston
Sweeney hasn't left one wife in Colina while he eloped with one of his head-liners.
"The Black Pearl" by Mrs. Wilson Woodrow
The couple eloped, and the Comte de Lauraguais won his wager that Mme.
"Great Singers, First Series" by George T. Ferris
She'll be afraid I've eloped with you.
"The Trail Horde" by Charles Alden Seltzer
She consented some time ago to elope with me, in my boat.
"Desk and Debit" by Oliver Optic
Sybil Lamotte has eloped, and with John Burrill.
"The Diamond Coterie" by Lawrence L. Lynch
He did it with the air of a sentimentalist who was aiding and abetting an elopement.
"The Kingdom Round the Corner" by Coningsby Dawson
She would never elope with him, and I do not think he would even ask her, he is so sort of respectable and set.
"Eve to the Rescue" by Ethel Hueston
It is not by brutal means that a young officer seduces and elopes with a marchioness, and then marries two heiresses in succession.
"My Recollections of Lord Byron" by Teresa Guiccioli

In poetry:

Tallulah and I were just married
We'd each led a solitary life
Her husband eloped with a woman
In mistake for another man¹s wife.
"The Infernal Triangle" by Billy Bennett
If preachers, forgetting the Master of old
And the banner of light He unfurled,
Elope with the fairest ewe-lambs of the fold,--
It is only the way of the world.
"The Way Of The World" by Freeman Edwin Miller
But the couple eloped to Caracas,
Where the Germans kicked up such a fracas;
And he said to his wife,
"You can bet your sweet life
That papa dear never will track us."
"The Tale Of Three Cities" by Edwin Carty Ranck
Me Turkish sweetheart she played me double —
Eloped with the Sultan Harum In-Deed,
And the Danish damsel she made me trouble
When she ups and married an oblong Swede.
"The Constant Cannibal Maid" by Wallace Irwin
Thus worldlings lean on broken props,
And idly weave their cobweb-hopes,
And hang o'er hell by spider's ropes,
Whilst sins enthral;
Affliction blows, their joy elopes,
And down they fall!
"The Spider And The Fly" by Patrick Branwell Bronte
Woe to the House of Breffni, and to the red O'Ruark woe!
And woe to us in Erinn for the shame which laid us low!
And cursed be you, Dearvorgil, who eloped into the south,
And made war loud in Erinn with the smiling of your mouth.
"False Dearvorgil" by Dora Sigerson Shorter

In news:

Meanwhile, Generosa and Mr Pelosi eloped and moved into Mr Pelosi's house in Center Moriches, N.Y.
) and took a cab to get my makeup done—just because a girl's eloping doesn't mean she wants to look sloppy.
One of the things N and I have heard time and time again from our friends is to "just elope .".
Could Taylor Swift and Conor Kennedy be thinking about eloping .
Wondering if others have had the same experience with their children eloping and after-parties, I called on some wedding experts like Meg Keene, the founder and editor in chief of the Web site A Practical Wedding.com.
Fiance and I "Might Elope ".
If Elop is to announce an elopement to Silicon Valley, it will likely be announced then, the Register said.
In an allegedly leaked memo to Engadget, Elop pointed out the shortcomings of the company's product line.
We've decided it's a better idea to wait until after we get married to tell the families because I'm sure my mother would never stand for an elopement .
Stephen Elop introduces the new Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 Windows 8 smartphones.
Less than a month after British supermodel Agyness Deyn, 29, and actor Giovanni Ribisi, 37, shocked friends, family members and fans alike by eloping in L.A.
The video depicts Vegas and a shotgun style wedding or a couple that has eloped.
After just two days of dating, the couple eloped in 2003 -- but split seven months later.
Nokia to Cut 10,000 Jobs as Elop Tries to Stanch Losses.
" After months of discussions, many of which were filled with me asking, "Why don't we just elope.

In science:

The universal env eloping algebra U l is clearly R (l).
Conformal blocks revisited
While the core aim of parameterized complexity is to identify problems that are fixed-parameter tractable, it has also dev eloped an extensive complexity theory, allowing to prove hardness results, e.g., that certain problems are (most probably) not FPT.
Parameterized Complexity of Problems in Coalitional Resource Games
This bet has significant impact on further technological dev elopments. A simple transposition of the conclusions reached for CMB anisotropies does not hold a priori, as the polarized and total emission of the atmosphere and the foregrounds do not necessarily peak at the same scales and frequencies.
Polarization experiments
We dev eloped a PSF specification for the compiler from which we deri ved a speci fication of the compiler as a T oolBus application. The ToolBus is a coordination architecture for software applications developed at the CWI (Amsterdam) and the University of Amsterdam.
Software (Re-)Engineering with PSF II: from architecture to implementation
For such processes we like to dev elop vertical implementation relations that, given an abstract process S and a concrete process I , tells us if I is an implementation for the speci fication S .
Software (Re-)Engineering with PSF II: from architecture to implementation
To maintain full control of the error budget and extract the maximal amount of information from the available data, we implemented and used independent software tools specifically dev eloped for this project.
TASTE: The Asiago Search for Transit timing variations of Exoplanets. I. Overview and improved parameters for HAT-P-3b and HAT-P-14b