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EEG abbreviation of "electroencephalogram," the graphic pattern recorded by an electroencephalograph of electric activity in the brain.
eel any of numerous long, snakelike fishes of fresh water or ocean.
eelgrass a grasslike plant that grows under water, esp. along the Atlantic coast of North America.
eelpout any of various bony fishes that resemble eels, having a long thin body and a large head. [2 definitions]
eelworm any of numerous, often parasitic worms that have a long, round, unsegmented body.
e'en contracted form of "even" (used chiefly in literature). [2 definitions]
-eer one who engages in, makes, or is concerned with, esp. as an occupation. [2 definitions]
e'er contracted form of "ever" (used chiefly in literature).
eerie mysterious and frightening; weird.
ef- out.
efface to cause to disappear; destroy. [3 definitions]
effaceable combined form of efface.
effect something produced or brought on by something else. [8 definitions]
effective producing an adequate or desired result, or having the power to produce such a result. [2 definitions]
effectively in a way that produces a successful result.
effectiveness the quality or condition of working as intended or of having the desired result.
effector a cell or an organ such as a muscle or gland that responds to a nerve impulse.
effectual causing or capable of causing a desired result; effective; efficacious. [2 definitions]
effectuate to cause to happen; put into effect.
effeminate of a man or boy, having qualities of appearance, manner, or behavior conventionally associated with feminine rather than masculine gender; unmanly.
effendi a Turkish title of respect meaning "sir" or "mister".