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5 definitions found
 for Sprite
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sprite \Sprite\ (spr[imac]t), n. [OE. sprit, F. esprit, fr. L.
     spiritus. See Spirit, and cf. Sprightly.]
     1. A spirit; a soul; a shade; also, an apparition. See
        Spright.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Gaping graves received the wandering, guilty sprite.
                                                    --Dryden.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. An elf; a fairy; a goblin.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. (Zool.) The green woodpecker, or yaffle.
        [1913 Webster] Spriteliness
        Spritefully
        Spriteful

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sprite
      n 1: a small being, human in form, playful and having magical
           powers [syn: fairy, faery, faerie, fay, sprite]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  93 Moby Thesaurus words for "sprite":
     Ariel, Befind, Corrigan, Dingbelle, Fifinella, Finnbeara, Hob,
     Hobgoblin, Mab, Masan, Oberon, Puck, Titania, apparition,
     appearance, astral, astral spirit, bad fairy, bad peri, banshee,
     brownie, cluricaune, control, departed spirit, deviling, devilkin,
     diablotin, disembodied spirit, duppy, dwarf, dybbuk, eidolon, elf,
     erlking, fairy, fairy queen, fay, form, ghost, gnome, goblin,
     grateful dead, gremlin, guide, hant, haunt, hob, idolum,
     immateriality, imp, incorporeal, incorporeal being, incorporeity,
     kobold, larva, lemures, leprechaun, little devil, manes,
     materialization, oni, ouphe, peri, phantasm, phantasma, phantom,
     pixie, poltergeist, pooka, presence, puca, puck, pwca, revenant,
     shade, shadow, shape, shrouded spirit, specter, spectral ghost,
     spirit, spook, sylph, sylphid, theophany, tokoloshe,
     unsubstantiality, vision, walking dead man, wandering soul, wraith,
     young devil, zombie
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  sprite
  
      A small bitmap image, often used in
     animated games but also sometimes used as a synonym for
     icon.
  
     (1997-06-29)
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  Sprite
  
      An operating system from Berkeley
     supporting multiprocessing and distributed files.
  
     [Details?  References?]
  
     (1994-10-17)
  

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