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sprite / sprīt/ • n. 1. an elf or fairy. 2. a computer graphic that may be moved on-screen and otherwise manipulated as a single entity. 3. a faint flash, typically red, sometimes emitted in the upper atmosphere over a thunderstorm owing to the collision of high-energy electrons with air molecules.

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sprite

sprite A user-definable pattern of pixels that can be moved about as an entity on a display screen by program commands. For example, the screen cursor in a windows system that takes on different appearances in different situations is a sprite.

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sprite

sprite spirit, elf, fairy. XIII. ME. spryte, also spreit, sprete, alt. with lengthened vowel of sprit, contr. of SPIRIT
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Sprite

Sprite Trade name; lemon‐lime carbonated beverage introduced by Coca‐Cola Co., 1961.

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sprite

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