Oberon tells Puck, a mischievous sprite , to fetch him a certain magic flower, the juice of which he will press on the eyes of Titania while she sleeps, so that she may fall in love with what she first sees when she wakes.
Some scientists believe that if Columbia was hit by a sprite , heat-shield tiles could have been blasted off, exposing the vulnerable airframe.
In England the hobgoblin was as helpful a sprite as the brownie and was also known as Robin Goodfellow or Puck.
The graphics are 2D sprites and tiled backgrounds instead of a 3D engine that most modern games use.
Space controllers are aware of unusual atmospheric phenomena called sprites , a form of lightning that flashes into space above thunder clouds.
Occurring in the middle of the atmosphere, red sprites look like the stems of carrots, while blue jets are small streaks of light with flared ends like the horn of trumpet.
At first, he thought he had finally lost his mind, and was seeing faeries and sprites .
The idea came to him during a storm, as he swam in the moat of his Suffolk farmhouse and watched the raindrops dancing on the surface like tiny water sprites .
It was a CD for kids, which used cartoon sprites to teach basic computing skills.
The graphics have improved, with nice big, colorful sprites for the enemies, and they're varied enough to be interesting.