Crossword clues for elm
- Tree in many street names
- Towering tree
- "A Nightmare on ___ Street"
- Boston's Liberty Tree, for one
- Stately 33-Down
- Street of film fame
- Good wood for cabinetmaking
- Slippery ___ (herbal remedy source)
- Symbol of liberty in the French Revolution
- Tree with samaras
- The ___ City (New Haven)
- Choice for bow-making
- Wood in Lucius Malfoy's wand
- With 32-Down, street shader
- West ___ (upscale furniture store)
- Smooth-leaved ___
- Horror film street
- Cabinetry material
- Classic vineyard tree
- Word with Dutch or American
- Victim of a bark beetle barrage
- With 73-Across, a symbol of Massachusetts
- Common New England street name
- Wood resistant to splitting
- Any of various trees of the genus Ulmus important timber or shade trees
- Dartboard material
- Dutch disease victim
- Guernsey or Jersey
- Ulmaceous plant
- Street providing shade?
- Mass. state tree
- Tree in an O'Neill title
- This may be slippery
- "Spoon River" poet's monogram
- Street of horrors
- Street in a horror film
- White or slippery ___
- Graceful tree
- A red one may be slippery
- Samara producer
- Ornamental tree
- Umbrageous plant
- Yale campus tree
- Winged or slippery ___
- Dutch ___, hybrid tree
- Boston Common tree
- Nightmarish cinematic street
- Horror street?
- This might be slippery
- Threatened tree
- O'Neill tree of desire
- Siberian or slippery ___
- Shade giver
- Ubiquitous street
- One of the wahoos
- Deciduous tree
- Ulmaceous tree
- Main street in Peyton Place
- Wahoo, e.g.
- Relative of a dogwood
- Shade producer
- Street name
- Dutch ___
- Desirable tree
- Street where Freddy preys
- O'Neill tree
- Popular shade source
- The Liberty Tree was one
- Kind of tree
- Lawn tree
- House shader
- Slippery _____
- Street of film
- Hackberry, for one
- Common street name
- Favorite oriole home
- Sturdy tree
- Hackberry's cousin
- Spreading tree
- ___ bark beetle
- Shade provider
- Cedar ___ (lumber source)
- Slippery ___
- Shade tree
- "Nightmare" street
- Blight victim
- Kind of beetle
- Shade maker
- Hard wood
- Hackberry's kin
- Word after American or rock
- Popular street name
- Street shader
- Wood with a twisted, spiral grain
- "I feel as old as yonder ___": "Finnegans Wake"
- Bark beetle's target
- One may be blighted
- Stately shader
- Barrel hoop composition
- White ___ tree
- Freddy Krueger's street
- New Haven, a k a ___ City
- Oriole's home
- It might have blight
- Symbol of Massachusetts
- Kind of bark
- One kind is slippery
- Street shadower
- Fungus-ravaged tree type
- Shady street's name
- Hackberry relative
- Gypsy moth target
- "Slippery" tree
- Stately tree
- Colonnade tree
- Nightmarish street
- Shady street
- Massachusetts' state tree
- Boston's Liberty Tree, e.g.
- American ___
- Nightmarish street, in film
- Bite for a bark beetle
- Dartboard wood
- State tree of Massachusetts
- Hardwood source
- Slippery one?
- Tree popular in street names
- Word with red, white or rock
- "... as old as yonder ___": James Joyce
- ___ beetle
- "Man's the ___, and Wealth the vine, / Stanch and strong the tendrils twine": Emerson
- Sylvia Plath poem that begins "I know the bottom, she says. I know it with my great tap root"
- Tree with serrate leaves
- ___ bark beetle (pest)
- Bark beetle's habitat
- Tree with seeds that whirl like helicopter blades
- Golf course planting
- The Liberty Tree, for one
- Wahoo, for one
- ___ Street, main thoroughfare in "Peyton Place"
- Winged ___
- Wood used in making some dartboards
- Dutch ___ disease
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Elm \Elm\, n. [AS. elm; akin to D. olm, OHG. elm, G. ulme, Icel. almr, Dan. & Sw. alm, L. ulmus, and E. alder. Cf. Old.] (Bot.) A tree of the genus Ulmus, of several species, much used as a shade tree, particularly in America. The English elm is Ulmus campestris; the common American or white elm is U. Americana; the slippery or red elm, U. fulva.
Elm beetle (Zo["o]l.), one of several species of beetles (esp. Galeruca calmariensis), which feed on the leaves of the elm.
Elm borer (Zo["o]l.), one of several species of beetles of which the larv[ae] bore into the wood or under the bark of the elm (esp. Saperda tridentata).
Elm butterfly (Zo["o]l.), one of several species of butterflies, which, in the caterpillar state, feed on the leaves of the elm (esp. Vanessa antiopa and Grapta comma). See Comma butterfly, under Comma.
Elm moth (Zo["o]l.), one of numerous species of moths of which the larv[ae] destroy the leaves of the elm (esp. Eugonia subsignaria, called elm spanworm).
Elm sawfly (Zo["o]l.), a large sawfly ( Cimbex Americana). The larva, which is white with a black dorsal stripe, feeds on the leaves of the elm.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Old English elm, from Proto-Germanic *elmaz (cognates: Danish elm, Old Norse almr, Old High German elme), perhaps from PIE root *el- (2) "red, brown" (see elk); cognate with Latin ulmus, Old Irish lem. German Ulme, Dutch olm are from or influenced by the Latin word. The toughest native European wood, used for ship-building, wheel-naves, etc. Middle English had adjective forms elmen, elmin, which survived longer in poetry. New Haven was informally the Elm City (1871).
n. 1 (lb en countable) A tree of the genus ''Ulmus'' of the family Ulmaceae, large deciduous trees with alternate stipulate leaves and small apetalous flowers. 2 (lb en uncountable usually attributive) Wood from an elm tree.
Elm is an album by American jazz pianist and composer Richard Beirach recorded in 1979 and released on the ECM label.
Elm or ELM may refer to:
- Elm, a tree of the Genus Ulmus
- East London Mosque, London, England, sometimes abbreviated ELM
- Elm, Cambridgeshire, a village in Cambridgeshire, England
- Elm (hills), a hill range in Germany
- Elm, Pennsylvania
- Elm, Switzerland, a village in the Canton of Glarus
- Elm Township, Gage County, Nebraska, a township in the United States
- Elmira/Corning Regional Airport, an American airport which has IATA airport code ELM
- The Elms (disambiguation) or Elms, any of several residences
- Elms College in Chicopee, Massachusetts
In science and technology:
- Elaboration likelihood model, a model in psychology
- Edge-Localized Mode, a periodic instability in tokamaks
- Elm (email client), a software application
- Elm (programming language), a programming language
- Eukaryotic Linear Motif resource, a database on patterns in protein sequences
- Extended Lunar Modules in the Apollo program
- Export Land Model, a model for the decline of a country's oil exports
- Viktor Elm, Swedish footballer
- Rasmus Elm, Swedish footballer
- David Elm (footballer), Swedish footballer
- Steven Elm, Canadian speed skater
- Professor Elm, fictional character from Pokémon
- Elm (album), an album by jazz pianist Richard Beirach
Elm is a text-based email client commonly found on Unix systems. First released in 1986, it became popular as one of the first email clients to use a text user interface, and as a utility with freely available source code. The name elm originated from the phrase ELectronic Mail.
Dave Taylor (currently with Intuitive Systems) developed elm while working for Hewlett-Packard. Development later passed to a team of volunteers. The latest public release was version 2.5.8 in August 2005.
Other popular text-based email readers which followed elm and took it as an inspiration include Pine (1989) and Mutt (1995). From about 1995 elm slipped in popularity and functionality, and it now sees relatively little use.
Bill Pemberton of the University of Virginia currently maintains elm. A former Elm Coordinator was Sydney Weinstein from the Myxa Corporation.
The Elm is a range of hills north of the Harz mountains in the Helmstedt and Wolfenbüttel districts of Lower Saxony, Germany. It has a length of about 25 km (15.5 mi) and a width of 3–8 km (2–5 mi) and rises to an elevation of 323 meters. Surrounded by the Northern European Lowlands, the Elm is almost uninhabited and the largest beech forest in Northern Germany. The hills are of a triassic limestone called Elmkalkstein. Together with the neighbouring Lappwald range, the Elm has been a protected nature park since 1977.
The Elm is a popular among hikers, cyclists, and motor cyclists.
Rivers originating in the Elm include:
Towns on the edge of the Elm include:
- Eilumer Horn (323,3 m)
- Osterberg (ca. 314 m)
- Drachenberg (ca. 313 m)
- Burgberg (ca. 311 m)
- Amplebener Berg (310 m)
- Kleiner Tafelberg (ca. 302 m)
- Kiefelhorn (301 m)
- Großer Tafelberg (296 m)
- Warberg (290 m)
- Wolfsburger Kopf (289 m)
Usage examples of "elm".
Dandelion, Gentian and Valerian for some reason have survived and the Homeopaths use many more, but such useful plants as Agrimony, Slippery Elm, Horehound, Bistort, Poplar, Bur Marigold, Wood Betony, Wood Sanicle, Wild Carrot, Raspberry leaves, and the Sarsaparillas are now only used by Herbalists.
He turned, walked up toward the lane where his car was parked, and Asey strolled slowly back to his roadster in the shadow of the elm trees.
Pain, balalaika, souls, curses-she looked away, anywhere away, out the little window to where the stars called from the PitCrawling under the horizon was the bright-yellow ELM.
The elm has a rather agreeable, nondescript, bitterish taste, but the linden is gummy and of a mediocre quality, like the tree itself, which I dislike.
Now I found myself upon an apparently abandoned road which I had chosen as the shortest cut to Arkham, overtaken by the storm at a point far from any town, and confronted with no refuge save the antique and repellent wooden building which blinked with bleared windows from between two huge leafless elms near the foot of a rocky hill.
The Japanese beetle, the citrous scale, the chestnut blight, and the elm borer spread to every corner of the world, and from one forgotten pesthole in Borneo, leprosy, long imagined extinct, reappeared.
This gonne-chambre was wedged in firmly by a chock of elm wood beaten in with a mallet.
He knew how the forms of life branched out from willowherb to bog orchid, waxwing to grebe, elm to paulownia, cichlid to sea-squirt.
Kinzer homestead, with its snug parlor and its cosey bits of rooms and chambers, seemed to nestle away, under the shadowy elms and sycamores, smaller and smaller with every year that came.
After crossing one of the low spurs of the Nikkosan mountains, we wound among ravines whose steep sides are clothed with maple, oak, magnolia, elm, pine, and cryptomeria, linked together by festoons of the redundant Wistaria chinensis, and brightened by azalea and syringa clusters.
In the dip or valley at Long Ditton there are several meadows well timbered with elm, which are the favourite resorts of thrushes, and their song may be heard just there in the depth of winter, when it would be possible to go a long distance on the higher ground without hearing one.
The naked elms reached across our street from both sides, touching fingertips, and snow lay crusted in the flower beds before the warm, hibernatory houses.
Boats are constructed of a single sheet of Bark, stripped from the Elm, Hiccory, or Chesnut, 12 or 14 Feet long, and 3 or 4 Feet broad, and sharp at each End, and these sewed with thongs of the same Bark.
His eyes slewed to the side and he saw the lawgiver, Nikko, leaning against an elm tree with his arms crossed.
Leaving Her Grace in the shade of an elm, Persys ran across the grass until she reached the lake and found the spot she recalled from the day when she had found Moggy on the walk with the duke.