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  • Denied a wisp in sea glades, are not felspar traps left on erased algae snips I wade in, Ed?
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Definition of the noun wisp

What does wisp mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: wisps

  1. a small tuft or lock
    • example: wisps of hair
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • more generic words: tuft / tussock = a bunch of hair or feathers or growing grass
  2. a small person
    • example: a mere wisp of a girl
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic term: small person = a person of below average size
  3. a small bundle of straw or hay
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • more generic words: bundle / package / packet / parcel = a collection of things wrapped or boxed together
  4. a flock of snipe
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • more generic word: flock = a group of birds
    • member: snipe = Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family; of marshy areas

Alternative definition of the noun wisp


  1. A small bundle, as of straw or other like substance; any slender, flexible structure or group.


Who is Wisp?

Wisp is the alias of electronic music artist Reid Dunn who hails from Niagara Falls, New York. Wisp began making music on his computer in 1999 and originally released his music for free as mp3s on Netlabels before being signed to Sublight Records. In December 2007 he was signed to Benn Jordan's Alphabasic label. In March 2008 it was announced that he had been signed to Rephlex Records.

  • also known as Skønflap, Havaer, Reid W. Dunn
  • born in United States of America
  • genres: Electronic music, Breakcore
  • albums: "Pleeper", "Frozen Days", "A Thousand Tomorrows", "HumpeIndenBEATS", "Selected Ambient Works, Volume 2: Reworked", "About Things That Never Were", "Let Me See Your Shapes", "FungusFLAP", "Lost in a Walk", "In a Blue Face", "NRTHNDR", "Xmas87", "Cultivar", "Building Dragons", "Honor Beats", "The Shimmering Hour", "Katabatic", "We Miss You"


  1. "Wisp" is a 2013 horror thriller sci-fi film written by Benjamin Stevens and Stephen MacLean and directed by Benjamin Stevens.
  2. "Wisp" is a short sci-fi film written and directed by Shaughn Cameron.
    • released on
  3. "Wisp" is a film.


  1. WISP a.k.a. Wireless Internet service provider: A wireless Internet service provider is an Internet service provider with a network based on wireless networking. Technology may include commonplace Wi-Fi wireless mesh networking, or proprietary equipment designed to operate over open 900 MHz, 2.4 GHz, 4.9, 5.2, 5.4, 5.7, and 5.
  2. WISP is a radio station broadcasting a religious format. Licensed to Doylestown, Pennsylvania, USA.
  3. WISP a.k.a. Snx9 is a protein.
    • read more about Snx9
  4. WISP is a 2013 Telly Award winning ad created by Panta Rhei Media Inc.
    • award: - Telly Award for Non-Broadcast Productions Film/Video - Sales, received by Panta Rhei Media Inc
  5. Wisp is a television drama series.
  6. Wisp a.k.a. sorting nexin 9 is a gene.
    • also known as OTTHUMP00000040083, SH3 and PX domain-containing protein SH3PX1, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome protein (WASP) interactor protein

Phrases with Wisp

  1. Spider-Wisp
  2. Will o' the Wisp
  3. will-o'-the-wisp

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Wisp

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Google previewCompstat (2012)

Proceedings in Computational Statistics by Wolfgang Härdle, Bernd Rönz

WiSP is an R library of functions designed as a teaching tool to illustrate methods used to estimate the abundance of closed wildlife populations. It enables users to generate animal populations having realistically complex spatial and ...

Google previewRFID and Sensor Network Automation in the Food Industry (2016)

Ensuring Quality and Safety through Supply Chain Visibility by Selwyn Piramuthu, Weibiao Zhou

WISP is a battery-free RFID sensor device and, as with all passive RFID tags, is powered via the RF energy transmitted by an RFID reader. WISP is implemented as a printed circuit board (PCB) and its range is approximately 4.5 m. WISP is the ...

Google previewDiscovering Computers 2009: Brief (2008)

by Gary Shelly, Misty Vermaat

A WISP is a number that uniquely identifies each computer or device connected to the Internet. 3. An IP address, such as, is the text version of a domain name. 4. A satellite modem allows access to high-speed Internet ...

Google previewMaximum Likelihood Estimation and Inference (2011)

With Examples in R, SAS and ADMB by Russell B. Millar

The R package wisp is a comprehensive wildlife simulation package and contains functions for estimation of abundance from a wide variety of experimental designs, including mark–recapture, removal (e.g. Exercise 6.6) and distance-based ...

Google previewAn Historical Account of the late Election for the County of York ... By the Editor of the Leeds Intelligencer (1826)

a o'tiie Wisp is a Blue Light ! The Talbot Dog, though cut from a Lo , Is an lionester thing than a Blue Light. They have lugg'd up the DEVIL, and think they can score Us by setting Him up for a Blue L' ht; \Vhilst No Popery cries are as dust in lie ...

Google previewNavigating the Shadow World (2013)

The Unofficial Guide to Cassandra Clare's the Mortal Instruments by Liv Spencer

the—wisp is a phenomenon that appears in folklore around the cookie was invented and produced.

Google previewDiscovering Computers: Fundamentals (2008)

by Gary Shelly, Misty Vermaat

A WISP is a number that uniquely identifies each computer or device connected to the Internet. 3. An IP address, such as, is the text version of a domain name. 4. A satellite modem allows access to high-speed Internet ...

Google previewHiraeth (2016)

by Michael Stansfield

The willow wisp is a plant, to the world a weed to be pulled, yet according to childhood myth if you make a wish and blow your wish may come true. As you blow the individual wisps spread across the sky in hopes that some of your wisps, ...

Google previewHandbook of Information Security, Threats, Vulnerabilities, Prevention, Detection, and Management (2006)

by Hossein Bidgoli

Because the WISP is an untrusted network, establishing a remote connection requires additional security mechanisms to ensure a secure connection. Another means for synchronizing data is through a wireless Ethernet connection. Users can ...

Google previewComputer Jargon Dictionary and Thesaurus (2006)

by Eddie Martin

SSL; Telecommunication; Telecoms; The Net; WAP; Wap Internet Service Provider; Warchalking; Wi-Fi; Wireless Fidelity; Wireless Internet Service Provider ; Wireless Local Area Network; WISP; WLAN; Wireless Encryption Protocol (WEP) .

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2001)

by Edward Boden

Wisping A wisp is a small mat ofplaited straw or hay, which is used to remove fine dust from the coat, scour and polish the surface hair, and to promote a better skin and superficial circulation. When properly applied it acts as massage to the ...

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Small photo of Pink towels with soap and wisp on green backgroundSmall photo of Cheerful woman is cleaning something with wisp and spray attentively.Small photo of Smoking Incense stick from left to center frame with wisp of translucent smoke to upper leftSmall photo of Flat lay spa accessories, handmade artisan soap, fresh flowers, wisp of bast, candles, bath salt etc.Small photo of Wisp shape cirrus clouds on blue skySmall photo of Cropped image of girl washing legs in a shower with wisp of bastSmall photo of Closeup of cigarette on ashtray with a beautiful wisp of smoke More...

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Quotes about Wisp

One may have a blazing hearth in one's soul and yet no one ever come to sit by it. Passersby see only a wisp of smoke from the chimney and continue on the way. (Vincent Van Gogh)
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Scrabble value of W4I1S1P3

The value of this 4-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of WISP

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  • WIPS

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