[el-zuh-veer, -ver, -suh-] /ˈɛl zəˌvɪər, -vər, -sə-/

noun, adjective
[el-zuh-veer, -ver, -suh-] /ˈɛl zəˌvɪər, -vər, -sə-/
Louis, c1540–1617, Dutch printer: founder of a printing firm at Leyden (1591?) that was operated by his descendants through the 18th century.
a book produced by this printing house.
a style of printing type with firm hairlines and stubby serifs.
of or relating to the Elzevir family or the books it published.
indicating the type originated by this family.


Read Also:

  • Elsewhere

    [els-hwair, -wair] /ˈɛlsˌʰwɛər, -ˌwɛər/ adverb 1. somewhere else; in or to some other place: You will have to look elsewhere for an answer. /ˌɛlsˈwɛə/ adverb 1. in or to another place; somewhere else n. c.1400, elswher, from Old English elles hwær (see else + where).

  • Elsewhither

    [els-hwith-er, -with-, els-hwith -, -with -] /ˈɛlsˌʰwɪð ər, -ˌwɪð-, ɛlsˈʰwɪð-, -ˈwɪð-/ adverb, Archaic. 1. in another direction; toward a different place or goal.

  • Elsi

    Ethical, Legal and Social Implications

  • Elsie

    [el-see] /ˈɛl si/ noun 1. a female given name, form of . language A distributed version of ELLIS. [“Using Object-Oriented Mechanisms to Describe Linda”, P. Broadbery et al, in “Linda-Like Systems and Their Implementati”on, G. Wilson ed, U Edinburgh TR 91-13, 1991]. (1995-11-16)

Disclaimer: Elsevier definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.