The Collaborative International Dictionary
Selve \Selve\, a.
Self; same. [Obs.]
Selve Automobilwerke AG was a car maker located in Hameln (near Hannover, Germany).
After World War I, the Northern German Automobile Works , which made the Colibri car and the Sperber, was absorbed by the Selve firm, which was already producing Basse & Selve engines for the automotive industry. The first cars produced were the 24 horsepower 1.5 litre engine displacement and the 32 horsepower 2 litre model. The 40 hp 2090 cc model (which was later carried over to the 40 hp and 2352 cc) was also available in a sport version. Six-cylinder models of 2850 cc in engine displacement were produced in 1925 and the Selecta 3075 cc engine produced in 1927 completed the product line.
These automobiles were produced until 1929, when car manufacturing was suspended due to the economic crisis of 1929.
A front-wheel drive six-cylinder model designed by was shown at the 1928 Berlin Automobile Exposition, but was never put into production.
Category:Defunct motor vehicle manufacturers of Germany
Usage examples of "selve".
She might even in time become strong enough to have a tenuous mental bond with another village, as some of the Merging Selves did.
The public space was already filled with Merging Selves in communion, teachers of mindcrafts, and raucous children.
Merging Selves would know someone was gone, even her parents might sense it.
Her unhappiness had weakened her physically to the point where even Cerwen and the other Merging Selves had been unable to keep her alive.
Yes, there are isolates in the world, separate Selves who are born, but they are no more than the rocks and mud which God dreams, and they have no more reality than that.
Merging Selves slept where there were spare mats and ate where there was food, migrating from hut to hut when they felt like it.
She lay against him, thinking of the joy the Merging Selves must know, the converging minds and bodies.
Rin had, during his feast, hurling earthen plates and goblets until a few Merging Selves grabbed him and held his mind.
The Merging Selves were wandering from table to table with platters of beef and pork.
It must be the food she had eaten at the feast, or maybe the potions the Merging Selves had given them.
But the old ones, the Merging Selves, saw I had a dark spot in my mind, though they could not see what it contained since I no longer held that knowledge consciously.
They were no longer solitary selves, and in their fear they tore at one another, almost destroying themselves and the world.
Outside the city, groups of separate selves huddled together, crowding themselves into tall pointed towers.
Young people faced ordeals, older ones became Merging Selves, sometimes able to touch another village with threads of thought.
She could fly back to the village fairly easily if she drew on the power beneath the mountains, but so rapid a journey would arouse the suspicions of the Merging Selves, who would wonder where she had found the strength and overreact out of fear.