elision : Definition, Usages, News and More

Search Words


  • n  omission of a sound between two words (usually a vowel and the end of one word or the beginning of the next)
  • n  a deliberate act of omission

  • Ordinary phone calls became exercises in awkward misdirection and elision, and everyday conversations came with a healthy dose of looking over our shoulders.
  • The Alchemical Wedding, which elision premiered at the Melbourne Festival in 1996, shifts almost imperceptibly between Western and Eastern sounds, from contrabassoon to erhu (as .
  • The boy seems so completely a product of two loving parentswho suffered seven miscarriages before he was born and chose as his name an elision of theirs .
News & Articles

  • Linkapalooza: July 15, 2013
    Linkapalooza: July 1, 2013 Comparing Ansible and Salt; intro to Node's new streams; speculative lock elision in Varnish Cache; and more Read More... Want to subscribe?
    July 15, 2013 - SD Times

  • Daniel Okrent in Southern Voice
    The details of the composition, the fluidity of the camera's movement and the magical elision between personal grief and performed grief are so confidently organized that one detects the shadow of a much subtler film. I wish that we could have seen... Anthony Quinn http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Quinn&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEyJV9QJCrbGXejMMMaDia6qUJnkA Variety http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117967454.html%3Fcategoryid%3D13&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGdAcOfHAH4VRsA6guQPN2fvxkQxA Jun 22, 2007 32248 41655 elision The elision in the Seelye-Elder article was not, as several of my correspondents insist, 'politically motivated,' or 'unethical' or a 'blatant manipulation of the facts.' It was a simple mistake," Okrent wrote.

Hot News: The Heading Text Size Should Match With the Size Of The Image