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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 previewShin Megami Tensei: Nocturne

The Official Strategy Guide by DoubleJump

Will o' Wisp is a good candidate for this as its statistics are very low, with few useless extra skills, and can be summoned from the Cathedral of Shadows over and over again. Transferring all four Immunity skills will probably require a lot of ...

Google previewPublications of West Hendon House Observatory. Sunderland (1902)

is a more recent observation of the same wisp as is represented by the l continuous line, and is probably more correct. The wisp is a broadish one, and includes 54 and 51 Andromedaa. } Wisps in fig.

Google previewNotes and Queries (1865)

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

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 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 previewBrand's Popular Antiquities of Great Britain (1905)

Faiths and Folklore; a Dictionary of National Beliefs, Superstitions and Popular Customs, Past and Current, with Their Classical and Foreign Analogues, Described and Illustrated by John Brand, Sir Henry Ellis, William Carew Hazlitt

The Cambridge men find it possible, when they are on the river, to ignite the phosphoric weed, which floats on the surface of the water ; and throughout the fen-country the will o' the wisp is a familiar phenomenon, beginning perhaps to be ...

Google previewGood news for young and old (1869)

Ah, the Will o' the wisp is a sad deceiver ; people have often been misled by it, and as it is most common, in wild, boggy regions it has sometimes cost them no little trouble and even danger. Lost in a wide and trackless waste, the traveller sees ...

Google previewWebster's Unabridge Dictionary, Vintage Pre-1923 Edition (2015)

by Noah Webster

WISPWisp, n.Etym: [OE. wisp, wips; probably akinto D. & G. wisch, Icel. visk, and perhaps to L. virga a twig, rod. Cf. Vergea rod, Whisk,n.] 1. A small bundle, as of straw or other like substance.

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 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 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 ...

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 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, Pronounciation, and Use by Robert Hunter

' wisp, * wlps, -wispe, 'wesp, *wysp, 8. [As ill other cases where up and ps are interchanged, ...

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 Nhb.1 e.Yks.1 w. Yks 23 Lan.1 ne. Lan.1 ...

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.

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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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  • WIPS

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