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Meanings of Electrotyping:

verb

Make a copy of (something) by the electrolytic deposition of copper on a mould.

noun

The process of making copies of something by the electrolytic deposition of copper on a mould.

Usage examples:

The acid copper solution is largely employed in electrotyping

Meanings of Electrotypist:

noun

Electrotyper.

Electrovalent

iˌlek.trəʊˌveɪlənt ˈbɒnd

Meanings of Electrovalent:

adjective

(of bonding) resulting from electrostatic attraction between positive and negative ions; ionic.

Usage examples:

Another type of bond that occurs when electrons are transferred between atoms is called an ionic bo…
noun

The way in which two atoms are joined together when one atom loses an electron to form a positive ion, and the other gains an electron to form a negative ion

Meanings of Electroviscous:

adjective

Having a viscosity that varies with the application of an electric field.

Meanings of Electrowin:

verb

To obtain (metal) by electrowinning.

Meanings of Electrowinning:

noun

The process of extracting a metal from a solution of its salts or from its ore by electrolysis.

Electrum

ɪˈlɛktrəm

Meanings of Electrum:

noun

A natural or artificial alloy of gold with at least 20 per cent of silver, used for jewellery, especially in ancient times.

Usage examples:

Gold content of naturally occurring electrum in modern western anatolia ranges from 70% to 90%.

Elects

ɪˈlɛkt

Meanings of Elects:

verb

Choose (someone) to hold public office or some other position by voting.

Usage examples:

He was elected as councillor
adjective

(of a person) chosen or singled out.

Usage examples:

Suddenly the student becomes convinced that he is among the elect, the wise, the few who are privy …
plural noun

People who are chosen or singled out.

Usage examples:

One of the century's elect

Electuaries

ɪˈlɛktjʊ(ə)ri

Meanings of Electuaries:

noun

A medicinal substance mixed with honey or another sweet substance.

Usage examples:

Later babylonian tablets give recipes for ‘electuaries’ - medicines based on honey.

Meanings of Eleemosynar:

adjective

Relating to or dependent on charity; charitable.

Usage examples:

The state is not a stable eleemosynary institution.

Meanings of Eleemosynary:

adjective

Relating to or dependent on charity; charitable.

Usage examples:

The state is not a stable eleemosynary institution.

Meanings of Elegance:

noun

The quality of being graceful and stylish in appearance or manner.

Usage examples:

A slender woman with grace and elegance

Elegances

ˈɛlɪɡ(ə)ns

Meanings of Elegances:

noun

The quality of being graceful and stylish in appearance or manner.

Usage examples:

A slender woman with grace and elegance

Elegancies

ˈel.ɪ.ɡən.si

Meanings of Elegancies:

noun

The quality of being graceful and attractive in appearance or behaviour, or things that have this quality

Usage examples:

The decoration enhances the vase's elegancy and charm., i could not give up those elegancies i had …

Elegancy

ˈel.ɪ.ɡən.si

Meanings of Elegancy:

noun

The quality of being graceful and attractive in appearance or behaviour, or things that have this quality

Usage examples:

The decoration enhances the vase's elegancy and charm., i could not give up those elegancies i had …

Meanings of Elegant:

adjective

Graceful and stylish in appearance or manner.

Usage examples:

She will look elegant in black

Meanings of Elegante:

noun

A fashionable woman. frequently in french contexts.

Elegantly

ˈel.ə.ɡənt.li

Meanings of Elegantly:

adverb

In a graceful and stylish manner.

Usage examples:

A handsome, elegantly dressed businessman

Elegiac

ˌel.ɪˈdʒaɪ.ək

Meanings of Elegiac:

adjective

Relating to or characteristic of an elegy.

Usage examples:

Haunting and elegiac poems
plural noun

Verses in an elegiac metre.

Usage examples:

Translated, these latin elegiacs mean: breasts, o mother, milk and life thou didst give.

Elegiacally

ˌel.ɪˈdʒaɪ.ə.kəl.i

Meanings of Elegiacally:

adverb

In a way that relates to or is similar to an elegy (= a sad poem or song, especially remembering someone who has died or something in the past)

Usage examples:

The author was able to describe the country elegiacally because it was his homeland., her poem eleg…

Elegiacs

ˌɛlɪˈdʒʌɪək

Meanings of Elegiacs:

adjective

Relating to or characteristic of an elegy.

Usage examples:

Haunting and elegiac poems
plural noun

Verses in an elegiac metre.

Usage examples:

Translated, these latin elegiacs mean: breasts, o mother, milk and life thou didst give.

Meanings of Elegiambic:

adjective

Of verse: written in a metre consisting of half an elegiac pentameter, followed by an iambic dimeter; designating this metre.

Meanings of Elegiast:

noun

A writer of elegies; an elegist.

Elegies

ˈɛlɪdʒi

Meanings of Elegies:

noun

(in modern literature) a poem of serious reflection, typically a lament for the dead.

Usage examples:

Addison was buried in westminster abbey, and lamented in an elegy by tickell.

Elegise

ˈɛlɪdʒʌɪz

Meanings of Elegise:

verb

Write in a wistfully mournful way.

Usage examples:

But none, elegized the press, could take his place

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