Associations to the word «Sprite»


SPRITE, noun. (mythology) A spirit; a soul; a shade; also, an apparition.
SPRITE, noun. (mythology) An elf; a fairy; a goblin.
SPRITE, noun. The green woodpecker, or yaffle.
SPRITE, noun. (computer graphics) A two-dimensional image or animation that is integrated into a larger scene.
SPRITE, noun. An electrical discharge that occurs high above the cumulonimbus cloud of an active thunderstorm.[1]
SPRITE HALO, noun. (astronomy) (meteorology) an upper atmospheric optical phenomena associated with thunderstorms, diffuse disk shaped glows that precede sprites and propagate downward

Dictionary definition

SPRITE, noun. A small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers.

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