elision

Definitions

  • Elise is carried through the air by the swans
    Elise is carried through the air by the swans
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n elision a deliberate act of omission "with the exception of the children, everyone was told the news"
    • n elision omission of a sound between two words (usually a vowel and the end of one word or the beginning of the next)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n elision A striking or cutting off; specifically, in grammar, the cutting off or suppression of a vowel or syllable, naturally or for the sake of euphony or meter, especially at the end of a word when the next word begins with a vowel; more generally, the suppression of any part of a word in speech or writing: as, in “th' embattled plain” there is an elision of e; in “I'll not do it” there is an elision of wi.
    • n elision Division; separation.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Elision the suppression of a vowel or syllable
    • Elision . See Elide.
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Usage

In literature:

That's her name; Elise.
"The Girl Scouts at Home" by Katherine Keene Galt
In the mean time the little Elise had awoke, and looked with bright blue eyes up to great Elise, who bent down to her.
"The Home" by Fredrika Bremer
An apostrophe marks elisions and the possessive case.
"Punctuation" by Frederick W. Hamilton
First story, "When Elise Came," American Magazine, April, 1909.
"The Best Short Stories of 1917" by Various
Elise has run away from her home.
"The French Prisoners of Norman Cross A Tale" by Arthur Brown
Bettina and Elise promptly obeyed the command.
"Fairy Fingers" by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
On one of the floors of the house where Elise Romey was picked up, lived a young university professor.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
Only a few late stragglers now, and Elise is floating them.
"Patty's Social Season" by Carolyn Wells
After school that day Elise begged Patty to go home with her and begin the play.
"Patty's Summer Days" by Carolyn Wells
So it was settled that Patty should spend Christmas with Elise, much to the joy of both girls, and also to the satisfaction of the two boys.
"Patty's Success" by Carolyn Wells
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In poetry:

Elise.
Siehst du Wein im Glase blinken,
Lerne von mir deine Pflicht:
Trinken kannst du, du kannst trinken;
Doch betrinke dich nur nicht.
"Das Aufgehobene Gebot" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Yet though my heart was ful of care,
Heaven would not suffer me to dispaire.
Wherefore in haste I change'd my name
From faire Elise, to sweet Williame;
"The Lady Turned Serving-Man" by Anonymous British
He went to the magician
Upon the morrow morn.
"Mighty," was his petition,
"Look not on me in scorn;
But one last gaze elision,
Lest I should die forlorn!"
"Within and Without: Part III: A Dramatic Poem" by George MacDonald

In news:

With Sandy gone from the East Coast, Elise Nguyen has looked into a current project offering weatherization models for underserved communities.
In this April 11, 2012 file photo released by Fox, Elise Testone performs on the singing competition series "American Idol ," in Los Angeles.
Notre Dame guard Kaila Turner, right, drives the lane as Utah State guard Elise Nelson defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, Dec 8, 2012 in South Bend, Ind.
Elise Jordan, a New York?based writer who has traveled frequently to Afghanistan and Iraq, has served as director for communications at the National Security Council and as a speechwriter for Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
The Denton Bronco swim team, led by junior DJ Lang and freshman Elise Page, captured 11 first-place finishes in a four-way meet with Ryan, Guyer and Frisco Wakeland on Tuesday night at the Frisco ISD natatorium.
Elise Amendola — AP Photo.
Elise Still, 11, shows off her winning outfit for last Friday's " Mamma Mia" sing-along.
Marie Elise Hadaway and Bryson Wade Reppond, both of Iota, were wed during a 6 pm double ring ceremony on Saturday, October 6, 2012.
Tony and Elise Robertson, of Martinsburg, announce the birth of their son, Rylan Hendrix Robertson, at 7:30 am on July 6, 2011, in Frederick Memorial Hospital.
McKinley Elise Sudtell was born on Sept 12, 2012 at Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage.
Pictured from left are Elise Pierson, Brendan Bullock and Noelle Levitt.
Rebecca Elise Brown of Hershey, Pa.
Bruins followers live it up after the Stanley… (ELISE AMENDOLA…).
And Mrs Irwin Weinstein of Fresh Meadows, Queens, have announced August wedding plans for their daughter, Elise Ora Weinstein, and Eric Michael Caplan, a son of Mr and Mrs Mark Caplan of Concord, Mass.
Chef Elise Wiggins entices diners to look beyond the prime cuts.
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In science:

Figure 5: AVM model of an elision or subjunctive particle Note that a preposition AVM is different from that of an elision or subjunctive particle. Elision and subjunctive particles are words that can precede verbs.
A prototype for projecting HPSG syntactic lexica towards LMF
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