eleventh cranial nerve e·lev·enth cranial nerve (ĭ-lěv’ənth)
See accessory nerve.
noun 1. the last possible moment for doing something: to change plans at the eleventh hour. noun 1. The last minute: “The water bombers arrived at the eleventh hour — just in time to prevent the forest fire from engulfing the town.” The latest possible time, as in We turned in our report at the […]
[el-uh-von] /ˈɛl əˌvɒn/ noun, Aeronautics. 1. a control surface functioning both as an and as an . /ˈɛlɪˌvɒn/ noun 1. an aircraft control surface that combines the functions of an elevator and aileron, usually fitted to tailless or delta-wing aircraft
[elf] /ɛlf/ noun, plural elves [elvz] /ɛlvz/ (Show IPA) 1. (in folklore) one of a class of preternatural beings, especially from mountainous regions, with magical powers, given to capricious and often mischievous interference in human affairs, and usually imagined to be a diminutive being in human form; sprite; fairy. 2. a diminutive person, especially a […]
[el fahy-yoom, fey-] /ˌɛl faɪˈyum, feɪ-/ noun 1. (def 2). /ɛl faɪˈjuːm/ noun 1. a city in N Egypt: a site of towns going back at least to the 12th dynasty. Pop: 311 000 (2005 est)