elide \ih-LAHYD\, verb:
1. To suppress; omit; ignore; pass over.2. To omit (a vowel, consonant, or syllable) in pronunciation.3. In law, to annul or quash.
Elide derives from the Latin elidere, "to wound."
- To constantly update your status or post on Facebook during a snowstorm. Normally, because your stuck inside and bored out of your mind. Also can be used to describe Facebook users who constantly discuss, complain, or post pictures about a snow storm.
Sarah must be snowed in and bored, because she's been snowbooking since the storm started.
The roads haven't been plowed so everyone's snowbooking.
- Buenos Aires: was founded by Pedro de Mendoza of Spain (1536)
- Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo: agreement ended the Mexican-American War, with Mexico ceding much of the US West and Southwest (1848)
- Cardiff Giant: 10-foot-tall "petrified man" was revealed as a hoax; the figure was made of gypsum (1870)
- F.W. de Klerk: lifted the 30-year ban on the African National Congress and promised to free Nelson Mandela (1990)
- Fritz Kreisler 1875
- James Joyce 1882
- Charles Correll 1890
- George Halas 1895
- Robert Mandan 1932
- Brent Spiner 1949
- Christie Brinkley 1954
- Michael Talbott 1955
- Ben Mize (Counting Crows) 1971
- Lori Beth Denberg 1976