sprite

  • 1 Sprite — (spr[imac]t), n. [OE. sprit, F. esprit, fr. L. spiritus. See {Spirit}, and cf. {Sprightly}.] 1. A spirit; a soul; a shade; also, an apparition. See {Spright}. [1913 Webster] Gaping graves received the wandering, guilty sprite. Dryden. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Sprite — ist ein englischer Ausdruck für Gespenst, Elfe oder Kobold eine Limonade mit Zitronengeschmack der Coca Cola Company, siehe Getränkemarken der Coca Cola Company Sprite (Computergrafik), ein vom Hintergrund unabhängiges Grafikobjekt Kobold… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 3 sprite — sprite; sprite·li·ness; sprite·ly; …

    English syllables

  • 4 SPRITE-S2 — stands for Support and Guidance to the PRocurement of Information and TElecommunication Systems and Services. It is a programme launched in 1998 by the European Commission. One of the main results of the SPRITE S2 programme is the development of… …

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  • 5 Sprite —   [dt. »Kobold, Geist, Schemen«] der, grafisches Objekt, das über den Bildschirm bewegt werden kann, ohne dass der Bildhintergrund ständig neu gezeichnet werden muss. Der bekannteste Sprite ist der Mauszeiger; er wird durch den Haupt und… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 6 sprite|ly — «SPRYT lee», adjective, li|er, li|est, adverb. Especially British. sprightly. –sprite´li|ness, noun …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 7 sprite — index phantom, specter Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 sprite — [spraıt] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: esprit, from Latin spiritus; SPIRIT1] a ↑fairy …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 Sprite — trademark a type of sweet, clear, not alcoholic drink with bubbles that has a ↑lemon and ↑lime taste …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 sprite — [ spraıt ] noun count 1. ) COMPUTING on a computer, an independent part of a picture that you can move around easily on the screen 2. ) a small magical creature in traditional stories, especially one that lives in or near water …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 sprite — c.1300, from O.Fr. esprit spirit, from L. spiritus (see SPIRIT (Cf. spirit)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12 sprite — ► NOUN 1) an elf or fairy. 2) Computing a graphical figure which can be moved and manipulated as a single entity. ORIGIN a contraction of SPIRIT(Cf. ↑spirit) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 sprite — [sprīt] n. [ME sprit < OFr esprit < L spiritus,SPIRIT] 1. Folklore an imaginary being or spirit, as a fairy, elf, or goblin 2. an elflike person 3. Archaic a ghost …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 Sprite — Sprites may be:* Sprite (creature), elves, fairies and pixies * Sprite (computer graphics), a two dimensional pre rendered figure * Sprite (soft drink), the brand name of a lemon lime beverage produced by The Coca Cola Company * Sprite melon, a… …

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  • 15 Sprite — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Sprite », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Sprite est un mot anglais possédant plusieurs… …

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  • 16 Sprite — В этой статье не хватает ссылок на источники информации. Информация должна быть проверяема, иначе она может быть поставлена под сомнение и удалена. Вы можете от …

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  • 17 Sprite — El término Sprite puede referirse a: El refresco Sprite, una gaseosa con sabor a lima limón producida por Coca Cola. El sistema operativo Sprite, un sistema operativo desarrollado en la Universidad de California. Un gráfico móvil utilizado en… …

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  • 18 Sprite — El término sprite tiene varios significados: ● Un sprite es: una figura bidimensional que representa algún gráfico de un videojuego. ● Sprite es: la marca de un refresco con sabor a lima limón producido por la corporación Coca Cola. ● Sprite es:… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 19 sprite — UK [spraɪt] / US noun [countable] Word forms sprite : singular sprite plural sprites 1) computing on a computer, an independent part of a picture that you can move around easily on the screen 2) a small imaginary creature with magic powers in… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 sprite — noun Etymology: Middle English sprit, from Anglo French espriz, espirit spirit, sprite more at spirit Date: 14th century 1. a. archaic soul b. a disembodied spirit ; ghost 2. a. elf …

    New Collegiate Dictionary