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eke to stretch or supplement with effort or care (usu. fol. by out). [2 definitions]
EKG abbreviation of "electrocardiogram," the graphic pattern traced by an electrocardiograph, which shows electrical activity in the heart muscles and which is used to diagnose heart ailments or malfunction.
ekistics (used with a sing. verb) the study of human settlements, including their history and design, and community planning.
el (informal) an elevated railroad.
elaborate planned or carried out with great care and attention to numerous parts or details. [5 definitions]
elaboration the act or an instance of adding elaborative material or detail, or the material or detail so added. [2 definitions]
Úlan enthusiasm or vigor. [2 definitions]
eland either of two large African antelopes with long horns that are twisted in a spiral.
Úlan vital in the philosophy of Henri Bergson, the vital force within living things that causes growth, the development of form, and evolution.
elapse to slip by or come to an end, as a period of time or something limited to a period of time. [2 definitions]
elasmobranch any of various fishes with a cartilaginous skeleton, such as a shark or ray.
elastic capable of returning to its initial form after being stretched or deformed. [5 definitions]
elasticity the condition or quality of being elastic, as in texture. [3 definitions]
elasticize to make (fabric or the like) elastic by stitching in an elastic band, or by interweaving with strands of rubber.
elastomer any of various synthetic substances having the elastic qualities of rubber.
elate to make extremely happy or proud; cause to be in elevated spirits.
elated extremely happy or proud; in elevated spirits.
elation a feeling or condition of happiness, pride, or elevated spirits.
E layer a thick layer of ions located at a height of about sixty to ninety miles in the E region of the earth's outer atmosphere and having the ability to deflect radio waves.
elbow the bend or joint between the human upper arm and forearm, or the bony projection at this bend. [6 definitions]
elbow grease (informal) vigorous physical exertion, as in doing work.