See also: élision

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Borrowed from Latin elisionem, accusative singular of elisio.

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  • IPA(key): /ɪˈlɪʒ.(ə)n̩/, /ɪˈlɪz.j(ə)n̩/
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elision (plural elisions)

  1. The deliberate omission of something.
  2. (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
  3. (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.

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  1. genitive singular of elisio

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