[ee-luh-tiv, el-uh-] /ˈi lə tɪv, ˈɛl ə-/ Grammar
noting a case, as in Finnish, whose function is to indicate motion out of or away from.
an elative case.
an adjectival form, as in Arabic, denoting intensity or superiority, approximately equivalent to the comparative and superlative of other languages.
(in the grammar of Finnish and other languages) denoting a case of nouns expressing a relation of motion or direction, usually translated by the English prepositions out of or away from Compare illative (sense 3)
Elavil El·a·vil (ěl’ə-vĭl) A trademark used for a preparation of amitriptyline, an antidepressant drug.
noun 1. the radio-reflective ionospheric layer of maximum electron density, normally found at an altitude between 60 and 75 miles (100 and 120 km). noun 1. another name for E region E layer See E region.
[e-lah-zi] /ɛ lɑˈzɪ/ noun 1. a city in central Turkey.
[el-buh] /ˈɛl bə/ noun 1. an Italian island in the Mediterranean, between Corsica and Italy: the scene of Napoleon’s first exile 1814–15. 94 sq. mi. (243 sq. km). /ˈɛlbə/ noun 1. a mountainous island off the W coast of Italy, in the Mediterranean: Napoleon Bonaparte’s first place of exile (1814–15). Pop: 30 000 (latest est). […]