See also: élision
elision (plural elisions)
- The deliberate omission of something.
- The omission of a letter or syllable between two words; sometimes marked with an apostrophe.
the omission of a letter or syllable
- “elision” in Noah Webster, An American Dictionary of the English Language, volume I (A–I), 1st edition, New York, N.Y.: Published by S. Converse; printed by Hezekiah Howe, New Haven, 1828, OCLC 999480247.