99 Words That Start With ELE

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elecampane (noun) tall coarse Eurasian herb having daisylike yellow flowers with narrow petals whose rhizomatous roots are used medicinally Synonyms: Inula helenium
elect (adjective) elected but not yet installed in office
(adjective) selected as the best Synonyms: elite
(noun) an exclusive group of people Synonyms: chosen
(verb) choose
(verb) select by a vote for an office or membership
elected (adjective) subject to popular election Synonyms: elective
election (noun) the act of selecting someone or something; the exercise of deliberate choice
(noun) a vote to select the winner of a position or political office
(noun) the predestination of some individuals as objects of divine mercy (especially as conceived by Calvinists)
(noun) the status or fact of being elected
electioneer (verb) work actively for a political candidate or a party
electioneering (noun) the campaign of a candidate to be elected Synonyms: campaigning, candidacy, candidature, political campaign
(noun) persuasion of voters in a political campaign Synonyms: bell ringing, canvassing
elective (adjective) subject to popular election Synonyms: elected
(adjective) optional Synonyms: facultative
(noun) a course that the student can select from among alternatives Synonyms: elective course
electiveness (noun) Quality or state in which choice or discretion is allowed. Synonyms: optionality
elector (noun) a citizen who has a legal right to vote Synonyms: voter
electoral (adjective) of or relating to elections
(adjective) relating to or composed of electors
electorate (noun) the body of enfranchised citizens; those qualified to vote
electric (adjective) using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity Synonyms: electrical
(adjective) affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling Synonyms: galvanic, galvanising, galvanizing
(adjective) (of a situation) exceptionally tense
(noun) a car that is powered by electricity Synonyms: electric automobile, electric car
electrical (adjective) relating to or concerned with electricity
(adjective) using or providing or producing or transmitting or operated by electricity Synonyms: electric
electrically (adverb) by electricity
electrician (noun) a person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone lines Synonyms: lineman, linesman
electricity (noun) keen and shared excitement
(noun) a physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons
(noun) energy made available by the flow of electric charge through a conductor Synonyms: electrical energy, power
electrification (noun) the activity of thrilling or markedly exciting some person or group
(noun) the act of providing electricity
electrify (verb) equip for use with electricity Synonyms: wire
(verb) charge (a conductor) with electricity
(verb) excite suddenly and intensely
electrifying (adjective) causing a surge of emotion or excitement Synonyms: thrilling
electrocardiogram (noun) a graphical recording of the cardiac cycle produced by an electrocardiograph Synonyms: cardiogram, ECG, EKG
electrocardiograph (noun) medical instrument that records electric currents associated with contractions of the heart Synonyms: cardiograph
electrocardiographic (adjective) of or relating to an electrocardiograph
electrocardiography (noun) diagnostic procedure consisting of recording the activity of the heart electronically with a cardiograph (and producing a cardiogram) Synonyms: cardiography
electrocautery (noun) application of a needle heated by an electric current to destroy tissue (as to remove warts)
electrochemical (adjective) of or involving electrochemistry
electrochemistry (noun) branch of chemistry that deals with the chemical action of electricity and the production of electricity by chemical reactions
electrocute (verb) kill by electrocution, as in the electric chair Synonyms: fry
(verb) kill by electric shock
electrocution (noun) killing by electric shock
(noun) execution by electricity Synonyms: burning
electrocutioner (noun) an executioner who uses electricity to kill the condemned person
electrode (noun) a conductor used to make electrical contact with some part of a circuit
electrodeposition (noun) the deposition of a substance on an electrode by the action of electricity (especially by electrolysis)
electrodynamometer (noun) measuring instrument that uses the interaction of the magnetic fields of two coils to measure current or voltage or power
electroencephalogram (noun) a graphical record of electrical activity of the brain; produced by an electroencephalograph Synonyms: EEG, encephalogram
electroencephalograph (noun) medical instrument that records electric currents generated by the brain
electroencephalographic (adjective) of or relating to an electroencephalograph
electrograph (noun) electrical device used for etching by electrolytic means
(noun) an apparatus for the electrical transmission of pictures
electrolocation (noun) The use of electroreception to locate surrounding objects.
electrologist (noun) someone skilled in the use of electricity to remove moles or warts or hair roots
electrolysis (noun) removing superfluous or unwanted hair by passing an electric current through the hair root
(noun) (chemistry) a chemical decomposition reaction produced by passing an electric current through a solution containing ions
electrolyte (noun) a solution that conducts electricity
electrolytic (adjective) of or relating to or containing an electrolyte
(adjective) of or concerned with or produced by electrolysis
(noun) a fixed capacitor consisting of two electrodes separated by an electrolyte Synonyms: electrolytic capacitor, electrolytic condenser
electromagnet (noun) a temporary magnet made by coiling wire around an iron core; when current flows in the coil the iron becomes a magnet
electromagnetic (adjective) pertaining to or exhibiting magnetism produced by electric charge in motion
electromagnetics (noun) the branch of physics concerned with electromagnetic phenomena Synonyms: electromagnetism
electromagnetism (noun) the branch of physics concerned with electromagnetic phenomena Synonyms: electromagnetics
(noun) magnetism produced by an electric current
electromechanical (adjective) of or relating to or involving an electrically operated mechanical device
electrometer (noun) meter to measure electrostatic voltage differences; draws no current from the source
electromotive (adjective) concerned with or producing electric current
electromyogram (noun) a graphical record of electric currents associated with muscle contractions Synonyms: EMG
electromyograph (noun) a medical instrument that records the electrical waves associated with the activity of skeletal muscles
electromyography (noun) diagnosis of neuromuscular disorders with the use of an electromyograph
electron (noun) an elementary particle with negative charge Synonyms: negatron
electronegative (adjective) having a negative charge Synonyms: negative, negatively charged
electronegativity (noun) (chemistry) the tendency of an atom or radical to attract electrons in the formation of an ionic bond Synonyms: negativity
electroneutral (adjective) having no net electric charge Synonyms: neutral
electronic (adjective) of or relating to electronics; concerned with or using devices that operate on principles governing the behavior of electrons
(adjective) of or concerned with electrons
electronically (adverb) by electronic means
electronics (noun) the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices
electrophoresis (noun) the motion of charged particles in a colloid under the influence of an electric field; particles with a positive charge go to the cathode and negative to the anode Synonyms: cataphoresis, dielectrolysis, ionophoresis
electrophoretic (adjective) of or relating to electrophoresis Synonyms: cataphoretic
electrophorus (noun) a simple electrostatic generator that generates repeated charges of static electricity
electroplate (noun) any artifact that has been plated with a thin coat of metal by electrolysis
(verb) coat with metal by electrolysis
electroplater (noun) a plater who uses electrolysis
electropositive (adjective) having a positive charge Synonyms: positive, positively charged
electroretinogram (noun) a graphical recording of the electrical activity of the retina that results when light is flashed into the eye
electroscope (noun) measuring instrument that detects electric charge; two gold leaves diverge owing to repulsion of charges with like sign
electroshock (noun) the administration of a strong electric current that passes through the brain to induce convulsions and coma Synonyms: ECT, electroconvulsive therapy, electroshock therapy
electrosleep (noun) unconsciousness brought about by the passage of a low voltage electric current through the brain
electrostatic (adjective) concerned with or producing or caused by static electricity Synonyms: static
electrostatically (adverb) in an electrostatic manner
electrostatics (noun) the branch of physics that deals with static electricity
electrosurgery (noun) surgery performed with electrical devices (as in electrocautery)
electrotherapist (noun) someone who specializes in the treatment of disease by electricity
electrotherapy (noun) the therapeutic application of electricity to the body (as in the treatment of various forms of paralysis) Synonyms: electric healing, electrical healing, galvanism
electrum (noun) an alloy of gold and silver
eleemosynary (adjective) generous in assistance to the poor Synonyms: beneficent, benevolent, philanthropic
elegance (noun) a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste
(noun) a quality of neatness and ingenious simplicity in the solution of a problem (especially in science or mathematics)
elegant (adjective) refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style
(adjective) displaying effortless beauty and simplicity in movement or execution
(adjective) suggesting taste, ease, and wealth Synonyms: graceful, refined
elegantly (adverb) with elegance; in a tastefully elegant manner
(adverb) in a gracefully elegant manner
elegiac (adjective) resembling or characteristic of or appropriate to an elegy
(adjective) expressing sorrow often for something past
elegise (verb) compose an elegy Synonyms: elegize
elegist (noun) the author of a mournful poem lamenting the dead
elegize (verb) compose an elegy Synonyms: elegise
elegy (noun) a mournful poem; a lament for the dead Synonyms: lament
element (noun) an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system Synonyms: component, constituent
(noun) an abstract part of something Synonyms: component, constituent, factor, ingredient
(noun) the most favorable environment for a plant or animal
(noun) a straight line that generates a cylinder or cone
(noun) the situation in which you are happiest and most effective
(noun) any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter Synonyms: chemical element
(noun) one of four substances thought in ancient and medieval cosmology to constitute the physical universe
elemental (adjective) relating to or being an element
(adjective) relating to severe atmospheric conditions
(adjective) of or being the essential or basic part Synonyms: basal, elementary, primary
elementarily (adverb) in an elementary manner
elementary (adjective) of or pertaining to or characteristic of elementary school or elementary education
(adjective) of or being the essential or basic part Synonyms: basal, elemental, primary
(adjective) easy and not involved or complicated Synonyms: simple, uncomplicated, unproblematic
elements (noun) violent or severe weather (viewed as caused by the action of the four elements)
elemi (noun) fragrant resin obtain from trees of the family Burseraceae and used as incense Synonyms: gum elemi
elephant (noun) five-toed pachyderm
(noun) the symbol of the Republican Party; introduced in cartoons by Thomas Nast in 1874
elephantiasis (noun) hypertrophy of certain body parts (usually legs and scrotum); the end state of the disease filariasis
elephantine (adjective) of great mass; huge and bulky Synonyms: gargantuan, giant, jumbo
elevate (verb) raise in rank or condition Synonyms: lift, raise
(verb) raise from a lower to a higher position Synonyms: bring up, get up, lift, raise
(verb) give a promotion to or assign to a higher position Synonyms: advance, kick upstairs, promote, raise, upgrade
elevated (adjective) increased in amount or degree Synonyms: raised
(adjective) of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style Synonyms: exalted, grand, high-flown, high-minded, idealistic, lofty, noble-minded, rarefied, rarified, sublime
(adjective) raised above the ground
(noun) a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level Synonyms: el, elevated railroad, elevated railway, overhead railway
elevation (noun) the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something Synonyms: aggrandisement, aggrandizement
(noun) drawing of an exterior of a structure
(noun) distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level)
(noun) (ballet) the height of a dancer's leap or jump
(noun) the event of something being raised upward Synonyms: lift, raising
(noun) a raised or elevated geological formation Synonyms: natural elevation
(noun) angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object) Synonyms: ALT, altitude, EL
(noun) the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development Synonyms: acme, height, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, tiptop, top
elevator (noun) lifting device consisting of a platform or cage that is raised and lowered mechanically in a vertical shaft in order to move people from one floor to another in a building Synonyms: lift
(noun) the airfoil on the tailplane of an aircraft that makes it ascend or descend
eleven (adjective) being one more than ten Synonyms: 11, xi
(noun) a team that plays football Synonyms: football team
(noun) the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and one Synonyms: 11, XI
eleventh (adjective) coming next after the tenth and just before the twelfth in position Synonyms: 11th
(noun) position 11 in a countable series of things

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