Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Entry:elision (n.)


In context: "Low-bugget celluloid horror films created ambiguity and possible elision by putting the ? after THE END, is what pops into her head: THE END? amid the odors of mildew and dicky academic digestion?


Definition:  1. The action of dropping out or suppressing:
 a. a letter or syllable in pronunciation.
 b. a passage in a book or connecting links in discourse.



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SNOOT score: 1

Page:235
 
Source: Oxford English Dictionary


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