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WISP

WISP appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • 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

noun

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

Phrases with WISP

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

Person

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"

Films

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

Miscellanea

  1. WISP a.k.a. Wireless Internet service provider: Wireless Internet Service Providers are Internet service providers with networks built around 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 5.8 GHz bands or licensed frequencies in the UHF band.
  2. WISP is a radio station broadcasting a religious format. Licensed to Doylestown, Pennsylvania, USA.
  3. WISP a.k.a. Snx9 is a protein.
    • also known as Sorting nexin 9, SDP1, SH3PX1
  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 a.k.a. sorting nexin 9 is a gene.
    • also known as OTTHUMP00000040083, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome protein (WASP) interactor protein, SH3 and PX domain-containing protein SH3PX1

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for WISP

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Google previewRFID and Sensor Networks (2009)

Architectures, Protocols, Security, and Integrations by Yan Zhang, Laurence T. Yang, Jiming Chen

WISP is a battery-free RFID sensor device and as all the 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 previewMarketing Real People Real Choices 7th Edition (2011)

by Michael R. Solomon, Greg W. Marshall, Elnora W. Stuart

The new Colgate Wisp is a new oral care aide made to remove food and particles from between the teeth and release a liquidfilled bead of freshness in the mouth. Based in New York City, the Colgate-Palmolive Company “is an American ...

Google previewGreen RFID Systems (2014)

by Luca Roselli

The WISP is a tiny computing board consisting primarily of an on-board Texas Instrument microprocessor and a rectifier to harvest the energy needed to carry out sensing and/or computational tasks. It can be powered and read by off-the- shelf ...

Google previewNotes and Queries (1865)

Wisp is a little twist of straw or kind of straw torch, and the above names had...

Google previewRFID Explained (2006)

A Primer on Radio Frequency Identification Technologies by Roy Want

A WISP is an augmented RFID tag designed so that it can reside in the interrogation field of a reader and accumulate more energy than is needed to perform a simple ID function. The additional energy can be used to power a microcontroller ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (1991)

Volume 25 - Supplement 10: Applications of Artificial Intelligence to Agriculture and Natural Resource Management to Transaction Machine Architectures by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

WISP was a line-oriented mixture of ideas from LISP and FORTRAN. Surprisingly , WISP was used for applications [57]. The following is a membership function in WISP: 1 A = CAR M, POP UP M ; take 1st argument L = CAR M, POP UP M ; take ...

Google previewThe Gentlemlen's Lexicon; Or, A Pocket Dictionary, Containing Nearly Every Work in the English Language (1835)

Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools by William Grimshaw

WISP. * A small bundle of hav or! straw, v. wisp; pr. par. wisping;] past, wished. 1 WISTFUL, adj. Attentive, ( adv. wistfully. WIT ...

Google previewUniversal dictionary of the English language (1899)

a new and original work presenting for convenient reference the orthography, pronunciation, meaning, use, origin and development of every word in the English language together with condensed explanations of fifty thousand important subjects and an exhaustive encyclopaedia of all the arts and sciences profusely illustrated by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

wisp, 'wipe, * wlape, * weep, • wysp, *. [As in other cases where sp and ps are interchanged, the spelling with p* is the older ; cf. hasp, clasp* wasp, &c. The A.S. form would be trips, but it does not occur ; and the final 9 Is formative, teips ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1888)

A New & Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, & Use

wisp, * wips, * wispe, * wesp, * wysp, s. [As in other cases where sp and ps are interchanged, the sailing with ps is tlie older ; ef. hasp , clasp, vxtsp, &c. The A. 8. form would be wips, but it does not occur ; and the final ...

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary: T-Z. Supplement. Bibliography. Grammar (1905)

by Joseph Wright

visk, a wisp of hay or the like (Vigfusson).] SK, WISKAR, see Whisk, sb.\ Whisker. WISKET, sb. Nhb. Wm. Yks. Lan. Chs. Der. Stf. Lei. Nhp. War. Wor. Shr. Hrf. Brks. e. An. Also written whisket N.Cy.la Nhb.1 e.Yks.1 w. Yks 23 Lan.1 ne. Lan.1 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopædic Dictionary (1888)

A New and Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, and Use by Robert Hunter

wiep ~ a wisp . . . Sw . dial, vipp — an ear of rye, also a little sheaf or bundle. (Sfceof.)] 1. A bundle of ...

Google previewLloyd's Encyclopædic dictionary (1895)

by Robert Hunter

wicp = a wisp . . . Sw. dial, vipp — an ear of rye, also a little sheaf or bundle.

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary, Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years: T-Z. Supplement. Bibliography. Grammar (1905)

by Joseph Wright

visk, a wisp of hay or the like (VXGFUSSON).] WISK, WISKAR, see Whisk, sb.', Whisker. WISKET, sb. Nhb. Wm. Yks. Lan. Chs. Der. Stf. Lei. Nhp. War . Wor. Shr. Hrf. Brks. e.An. Also written whisket N.Cy.“' Nhb.1 e.Yks.l w.Yks.28 Lan .

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Quotes about WISP

There may be a great fire in our soul, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the passers-by see only a wisp of smoke. (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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