1. (initialism) .  (electronics) Extremely low frequency, the band of radio frequencies from 3 to 30 hertz.
  2. (initialism) .  (computing) Executable and Linking Format, a common object file format for Unix.
  3. (initialism) .  Earth Liberation Front (radical environmentalism group).
  4. (initialism) .  Endangered Language Fund, a non-profit organization.
  5. (initialism) .  (linguistics) English as a lingua franca.
  6. (initialism) .  Elvish Linguistic Fellowship, an organization that studies the invented languages of J. R. R. Tolkien.
  7. Noun.  A mythical, supernatural being resembling but seen as distinct from humans.
  8. Noun.  (Norse mythology) A luminous spirit presiding over nature and fertility and dwelling in the world of Álfheim (Elfland). Compare angel, nymph, fairy.
  9. Noun.  (fantasy) Any of the magical, humanoid, typically forest-guarding races bearing some similarities to the Norse álfar (through Tolkien's Eldar).

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