Elvan
Elvan Elv"an, a. 1. Pertaining to elves; elvish. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mining) Of or pertaining to certain veins of feldspathic or porphyritic rock crossing metalliferous veins in the mining districts of Cornwall; as, an elvan course.


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  • Elvan — Elv an, Elvanite Elv an*ite, n. The rock of an elvan vein, or the elvan vein itself; an elvan course. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Elvan — ist ein Turmalin führendes, feinkörniges, gangförmig auftretendes Gestein aus der Gruppe der Granitporphyre, das sich vorzüglich in Cornwall findet …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Elvan — Elvan, ein feinkristallines, granitisches Gestein mit viel Turmalin (Cornwall) …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • elvan — is., ç., esk., Ar. elvān 1) Renkler 2) sf., hlk. Türlü renklerde olan Çok aradım bulamadım dengimi / Elvan çiçeklerden aldım rengimi. Halk türküsü Birleşik Sözler elvan elvan …   Çağatay Osmanlı Sözlük

  • elvan — (entrée créée par le supplément) (èl van) s. m. Terme de minéralogie. Sorte de roche porphyrique …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • elvan — /ˈɛlvən/ (say elvuhn) noun a granular, igneous rock found most often in dykes and composed essentially of quartz and orthoclase. Also, elvanite /ˈɛlvənaɪt/ (say elvuhnuyt). {British dialect (Devon and Cornwall); compare Cornish elven spark} …   Australian English dictionary

  • elvân — (A.) [ ناﻮﻝا ] renkler …   Osmanli Türkçesİ sözlüğü

  • ELVAN — (Levn. C.) Renkler. Muhtelif görünüşler …   Yeni Lügat Türkçe Sözlük

  • elvan — elvan1 /elˈvən/ noun A granular crystalline dyke rock, composed of quartz and orthoclase (also elvˈanite) ORIGIN: Cornish miners name; prob Cornish elven spark …   Useful english dictionary

  • Elvan Abeylegesse — (also formerly: Hewan Abeye (Amharic) and Elvan Can (Turkish)) (born September 11, 1982) is a Turkish middle and long distance track and field athlete, running in the disciplines of 1500 m, 3000 m and 5000 m, but also 10000 m, 2 miles and cross… …   Wikipedia

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