Associations to the word «El»

Wiktionary

EL, noun. The name of the Latin-script letter L/l.
EL, noun. (US) An elevated train, especially for specific systems such as the metro in Chicago.
EL, symbol. (metrology) Symbol for the exaliter (exalitre), an SI unit of fluid measure equal to 1018 liters (litres).
EL, proper noun. An ancient Semitic deity corresponding with the Hebrew God
EL, proper noun. An ancient Semitic abbreviation for Elohim or Eloah
EL, noun. Initialism of electroluminescence.
EL, noun. Initialism of encephalitis lethargica (von Economo disease, sleepy sickness).
EL, noun. Initialism of expression language.
EL AAIÚN, proper noun. The capital city of Western Sahara.
EL ALAMEIN, proper noun. A Mediterranean port town in northern Egypt. During World War II, two major battles were fought around El Alamein.
EL CHEAPO, noun. (slang) (often capitalized) A mock-honorific title given to a particular person who is stingy.
EL CHEAPO, noun. (slang) A person who is stingy; a cheapskate.
EL CHEAPO, adjective. (slang) Cheap; inexpensive; of low quality.
EL CHEAPOS, noun. Plural of el cheapo
EL DORADO, proper noun. A Muisca tribal chief who covered himself in gold dust
EL DORADO, proper noun. A legendary lost city of gold
EL DORADO, proper noun. Thus, any place of fabulous wealth
EL NIÑO, noun. An invasion of warm water into the surface of the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Peru and Ecuador every four to seven years that causes changes in local and regional climate, associated with a positive anomaly.
EL NINO, proper noun. A variant, less correct, spelling of El Niño
EL NIÑOS, noun. Plural of El Niño
EL PASO, proper noun. A city in Texas.
EL SAL., proper noun. (legal) Abbreviation of El Salvador.
EL SALVADOR, proper noun. A country in Central America. Official name: Republic of El Salvador. Capital: San Salvador.
EL TEL, proper noun. A common nickname for Terry Venables.

Dictionary definition

EL, noun. Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).
EL, noun. A railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level.

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne