a small, insectivorous owl, Micrathene whitneyi, of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico.
[el foo-staht] /ˌɛl fʊˈstɑt/ noun 1. .
- El foldo
noun phrase Academic failure, either general or in a course (1940s+ College students) Related Terms pull an el foldo
[elf-lok] /ˈɛlfˌlɒk/ noun 1. a tangled of hair. /ˈɛlfˌlɒk/ noun 1. a lock of hair, fancifully regarded as having been tangled by the elves
[ih-lip-som-i-ter, el-ip-, ee-lip-] /ɪ lɪpˈsɒm ɪ tər, ˌɛl ɪp-, ˌi lɪp-/ noun, Optics. 1. an instrument that measures the ellipticity of polarized light, used for determining the thickness of thin films.