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Elmos is a fictional chararacter from the 1961 film The Giant of Metropolis.
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by William Rossiter
ELMOS. FIRE. STABBOABD. Stag. the St Elmo's fire. A variety of brush-formed discharge of lightning, seen on masts of ships and other pointed bodies. St. Ignatius' a beans=Ignatia amara. St. John's Wort= Hypericum. St. Patrick's cabbage ...
Dictionary on the paranormal (2016)
Quickguide to mystic words and phrases by Claus Iversen
Saint Elmos fire: A light phenomenon, over light poles and other pointed objects during a thunderstorm. Neon tubes: The gas in the tube is plasma at room temperature. Poltergeist The poltergeist comes from the German language, the word.
St Elmos Fire(q.v.) has also been confounded with it. But setting all these possible cases aside, l>oth fixed and moving ignes fatui have been proved to exist. The spectrum of the light has never been observed, so far as the writer can ascertain.
Phraseological Allusions, Catchwords, Stereotyped Modes of Speech and Metaphors, Nicknames, Sobriquets, Derivations from Personal Names, Etc., with Explanations and Thousands of Exact References to Their Sources Or Early Usage by Albert Montefiore Hyamson
Elmos' Fire, super- stitiously believed to foretell death. Dead Hand : control by laws, regulations, etc., made in the past by those now dead. Translation of Fr., mort main. Dead Hand of the Church ...
An Unabridged Reprint of the 1901-2 Edition by Russell Sturgis
Elmos designed, also, the Assixe Conrts and Collegiate Iastitntion at Liverpool, and the eonnty lnnatie asylnm at West Derhy. Ohitnaries in Bnilder, Jan. 8 and Feh. 5, 1848 ; Stephen, Dietionary of Nothnal Biogrnphy. ELMES, JAMES: arehitert ...
Illustrated with a Variety of Modern Designs of Shipping, Etc. by William Falconer, William Burney
ELMOS Fran, or J ACK wvm A Laureate. See the article Com-os.w'r. ELONGATION, in astronoiny, the digression or recession of a planet from the sun, with respect to an eye placed on our earth The term is chiefly used in speaking of Venus ...
Chambers's Encyclopaedia (1891)
A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge
St Elmos Eire (q.v.) has also been confounded with it. But setting all these possible cases aside, lioth fixed and moving ignes fatui have been proved to exist. The spectrum of the light has never been observed, so far as the writer can ascertain.
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Scrabble value of E1L1M3O1S1
The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine