Eliminative to Elops

(E*lim"i*na*tive) a. (Physiol.) Relating to, or carrying on, elimination.

(E*lin"guate) v. t. [L. elinguare.] To deprive of the tongue. [Obs.] Davies

(E`lin*gua"tion) n. [L. elinguatio. See Elinguid.] (O. Eng. Law) Punishment by cutting out the tongue.

(E*lin"guid) a. [L. elinguis, prop., deprived of the tongue; hence, speechless; e + lingua tongue.] Tongue-tied; dumb. [Obs.]

(E*liq"ua*ment) n. A liquid obtained from fat, or fat fish, by pressure.

(El`i*qua"tion) n. [L. eliquatio, fr. eliquare to clarify, strain; e + liquare to make liquid, melt.] (Metallurgy) The process of separating a fusible substance from one less fusible, by means of a degree of heat sufficient to melt the one and not the other, as an alloy of copper and lead; liquation. Ure.

(E*li"son) n. [L. elisio, fr. elidere, elisum, to strike out: cf. F. élision. See Elide.]

1. Division; separation. [Obs.] Bacon.

2. (Gram.) The cutting off or suppression of a vowel or syllable, for the sake of meter or euphony; esp., in poetry, the dropping of a final vowel standing before an initial vowel in the following word, when the two words are drawn together.

(E*li"sor) n. [F. éliseur, fr. élire to choose, L. eligere. See Elect.] (Eng. Law) An elector or chooser; one of two persons appointed by a court to return a jury or serve a writ when the sheriff and the coroners are disqualified.

(||É`lite") n. [F., fr. élire to choose, L. eligere. See Elect.] A choice or select body; the flower; as, the élite of society.

(E*lix") v. t. [See Elixate.] To extract. [Obs.] Marston.

(E*lix"ate) v. t. [L. elixatus, p. p. of elixare to seethe, fr. elixus thoroughly boiled; e + lixare to boil, lix ashes.] To boil; to seethe; hence, to extract by boiling or seething. [Obs.] Cockeram.

(El`ix*a"tion) n. [Cf. F. élixation.] A seething; digestion. [Obs.] Burton.

(E*lix"ir) n. [F. élixir, Sp. elixir, Ar. eliksir the philosopher's stone, prob. from Gr. dry, (hence probably) a dry powder; cf. Skr. ksha to burn.]

1. (Med.) A tincture with more than one base; a compound tincture or medicine, composed of various substances, held in solution by alcohol in some form.

2. (Alchemy) An imaginary liquor capable of transmuting metals into gold; also, one for producing life indefinitely; as, elixir vitæ, or the elixir of life.

3. The refined spirit; the quintessence.

The . . . elixir of worldly delights.

4. Any cordial or substance which invigorates.

The grand elixir, to support the spirits of human nature.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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