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ELF

abbr.
extremely low frequency

elf

(ĕlf)
n. pl. elves (ĕlvz)
1. A magical creature in human form but usually smaller, often considered mischievous.
2.
a. A lively, mischievous child.
b. A usually sprightly or mischievous or sometimes spiteful person.

[Middle English, from Old English ælf; see albho- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

elf

(ɛlf)
n, pl elves (ɛlvz)
1. (European Myth & Legend) (in folklore) one of a kind of legendary beings, usually characterized as small, manlike, and mischievous
2. a mischievous or whimsical child
[Old English ælf; related to Old Norse elfr elf, Middle Low German alf incubus, Latin albus white]
ˈelfˌlike adj

ELF

abbreviation for
(General Physics) extremely low frequency

elf

(ɛlf)

n., pl. elves (elvz).
1. a diminutive being in folklore given to mischievous interference in human affairs.
2. a small or mischievous person, esp. a child.
[before 1000; Middle English, back formation from elven, Old English elfen nymph (i.e., female elf); see elfin]
elf′like`, adj.

ELF

or elf,

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.elf - (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievouself - (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
folklore - the unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture
faerie, faery, fairy, fay, sprite - a small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers
leprechaun - a mischievous elf in Irish folklore
sandman - an elf in fairy stories who sprinkles sand in children's eyes to make them sleepy
2.ELF - below 3 kilohertz
radio frequency - an electromagnetic wave frequency between audio and infrared
electromagnetic spectrum - the entire frequency range of electromagnetic waves

elf

noun fairy, brownie, hob, pixie, puck, imp, sprite, troll, goblin, leprechaun, hobgoblin Tolkien's world of dwarves, dragons and elves
Translations
جِنّي صَغير مُؤْذٍ
alfnisse
álfur; púki
elfaselfiškaselfų
lauma

elf

[elf] N (elves (pl)) → duende m, elfo m (Nordic Myth) → elfo m

elf

[ˈɛlf] [elves] (pl) nlutin m

elf

n pl <elves> → Elf m, → Elfe f; (mischievous) → Kobold m

elf

[ɛlf] n (elves (pl)) → elfo

elf

(elf) nounplural elves (elvz)
a tiny and mischievous fairy.
ˈelfin adjective
of or like an elf.
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