Definition of Sprites

1. Noun. Atmospheric electricity (lasting 10 msec) appearing as globular flashes of red (pink to blood-red) light rising to heights of 60 miles (sometimes seen together with elves).

Exact synonyms: Red Sprites
Generic synonyms: Atmospheric Electricity



Definition of Sprites

1. Noun. (plural of sprite) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sprites

1. sprite [n] - See also: sprite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sprites

sprint
sprinted
sprinter
sprinters
sprinting
sprints
sprit
sprite
sprite halo
spriteful
spritelike
spritely
spriter
spriters
sprites (current term)
spriting
sprits
spritsail
spritsails
spritz
spritzed
spritzer
spritzers
spritzes
spritzig
spritzigs
spritzing
spritzings
sproc

Literary usage of Sprites

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Jones Readers by Grades by Lewis Henry Jones (1904)
"slen'der fire'wood THE FIRE sprites sprites troop'ing hewn flue 1. ... The sprites were happy in those days. But by and by the old tree died. ..."

2. Jones Readers by Grades by Lewis Henry Jones (1904)
"slen'der fire'wood THE FIRE sprites sprites troop'ing hewn flue 1. ... The sprites were happy in those days. But by and by the old tree died. ..."

3. The Jones First [-fifth] Reader by Lewis Henry Jones (1903)
"slen'der fire'wood THE FIRE sprites sprites troop'ing hewn flue 1. ... The sprites were happy in those days. But by and by the old tree died. ..."

4. Notes on the Folk-lore of the Northern Counties of England and the Borders by William Henderson (1866)
"THE Land o'Cakes is well known to be haunted by many kinds of sprites and goblins, some of which have found their way across the Cheviots, while the North ..."

5. The World's Best Poetry by Bliss Carman (1904)
"FAIRIES : ELVES : sprites. QUEEN MAR FROM " ROMEO AND JULIET," ACT I. SC. 4. O, THEN, I see, Queen Slab hath been with you. She is the fairies' midwife ..."

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