Definición de elapse en inglés:

elapse

Saltos de línea: elapse
Pronunciación: /ɪˈlaps
 
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verbo

[no object]
(Of time) pass or go by: weeks elapsed before anyone was charged with the attack
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A few more moments passed in a seamless elapse of time until the deep metal sound of the ending bell was heard.
  • It is also true that eight and a half years have now elapsed since the proceedings were commenced.
  • As more time elapsed, my chances of survival would grow progressively slim.
Sinónimos
pass, go by/past, proceed, progress, advance, wear on, march on, slip by/away/past, roll by/past, glide by/past, slide by/past, steal by/past, tick by/past; fly by/past; creep by/past, crawl by/past

Origen

late 16th century (in the sense 'slip away'): from Latin elaps- 'slipped away', from the verb elabi, from e- (variant of ex-) 'out, away' + labi 'to glide, slip'.

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