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 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
        [1913 Webster]
              Gaping graves received the wandering, guilty sprite.
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     2. An elf; a fairy; a goblin.
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     3. (Zool.) The green woodpecker, or yaffle.
        [1913 Webster] Spriteliness

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      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 (30 December 2018) :

      A small bitmap image, often used in
     animated games but also sometimes used as a synonym for

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      An operating system from Berkeley
     supporting multiprocessing and distributed files.
     [Details?  References?]

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