[ih-fee-zhuh nz] /ɪˈfi ʒənz/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
a book of the New Testament, written by Paul.
Abbreviation: Eph., Ephes., Ephs.
[ih-fee-zhuh n] /ɪˈfi ʒən/
of or relating to Ephesus.
a native or inhabitant of Ephesus.
(functioning as sing) a book of the New Testament (in full The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Ephesians), containing an exposition of the divine plan for the world and the consummation of this in Christ
of or relating to Ephesus
an inhabitant or native of Ephesus
New Testament epistle, late 14c., addressed to Christian residents of the Greek city of Ephesus, in what is now western Turkey.
[ef-uh-suh s] /ˈɛf ə səs/ noun 1. an ancient city in W Asia Minor, S of Smyrna (Izmir): famous temple of Artemis, or Diana; early Christian community. /ˈɛfɪsəs/ noun 1. (in ancient Greece) a major trading city on the W coast of Asia Minor: famous for its temple of Artemis (Diana); sacked by the Goths […]
n. nightmare or demon that causes nightmares, c.1600, from Greek Ephialtes, name of a demon supposed to cause nightmares; the ancient explanation is that it was from ephallesthai “to leap upon,” but OED finds “considerable” phonological difficulties with this.
electron proton helium instrument
[ih-fip-ee-uh m] /ɪˈfɪp i əm/ noun, plural ephippia [ih-fip-ee-uh] /ɪˈfɪp i ə/ (Show IPA). Zoology. 1. a thick shell, consisting of two chitinous plates, that encloses and protects the winter eggs of a cladoceran.