[ UK /ˈɛlvɐ/ ]
  1. young eel; may be sauteed or batter-fried
  2. young eel
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How To Use elver In A Sentence

  • The Redstone was an Army rocket whose original prurpose was to delver nuclear warheads over meduim ranges. Doubts About Ares 1 Continue to Mount - NASA Watch
  • Measures are now being taken to decrease the impact of fisheries on A. rostrata populations in the United States, such as more closely regulating harvesting of glass eels and elvers.
  • By the time they have reached the elver stage, they have made their way, guided only by instinct, from the deep sea to the surface, and thence to the mouths of rivers; these they ascend in millions, and in their endeavour to get into fresh water, they have to overcome obstacles such as would deter most boys and girls. Chatterbox, 1906
  • Thanks to everyone who pointed out that an elver is a kind of eel. Happy Book Day to Paul Melko & Stephen Leigh
  • A pad could be used in class to take notes and to delver some lecture materials--keynote which use, music, and the internet. WhyPad?
  • He was a miner, of course, for he was dressed in mine clothes, and was as begrimed as the sootiest delver of them all, but who was he? Derrick Sterling A Story of the Mines
  • The change of V F strongly suggests a South Western origin of the word elver. Languagehat.com: ELVER AND ALBUM.
  • Corporate leaders have come to Cancun to delver the unequivocal message that climate change is bad for business. Jonathan Wootliff: Climate Change Is Bad for Business
  • A top profiler and unmatched delver into the serial-killer mindset, she is terribly good at that thing where you hold the torch on top of your handgun when entering a dark apartment.
  • In Cambray's freshwater fish surveys he met many farmers who have seen the little elvers and the large eels in their rivers and thought that the eels bred in the rivers.
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