the zone of stunted wind-blown trees growing at high altitudes just above the timberline on tropical mountains Also called krummholz
[el-fin-woo d] /ˈɛl fɪnˌwʊd/ noun 1. .
[el-fish] /ˈɛl fɪʃ/ adjective 1. elflike; elfin; small and mischievous. /ˈɛlfɪʃ/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or like an elf or elves; charmingly mischievous or sprightly; impish noun 2. the supposed language of elves adj. c.1200, alvisc; see elf + -ish. Related: Elfishly; elfishness.
[elf-land] /ˈɛlfˌlænd/ noun 1. the realm or world of ; fairyland. /ˈɛlfˌlænd/ noun 1. another name for fairyland
[ih-lek-troh-vey-luh ns] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˈveɪ ləns/ noun, Chemistry. 1. Also called polar valence. the of an ion, equal to the number of positive or negative charges acquired by an atom through a loss or gain of . 2. Also called electrovalent bond. . /ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈveɪlənsɪ/ noun 1. (chem) the valency of a substance in forming ions, equal […]