See also: élision
Borrowed from Latin elisionem, accusative singular of elisio.
elision (plural elisions)
- The deliberate omission of something.
- (linguistics) The omission of a letter or syllable between two words or inside a word; sometimes marked with an apostrophe.
- See also: contraction, apheresis, apocope, syncope
- (computing) A different mode or method of operating a computer program.
- Derived terms: copy elision
- The parallel program running on one core should behave exactly the same as the serial elision.
the omission of a letter or syllable
- elision in An American Dictionary of the English Language, by Noah Webster, 1828.