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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Elliptic(0.00925 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Elliptic.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: containing or characterized by ellipsis; “the clause of
comparison is often elliptical”- G.O.Curme [syn: elliptical]
2: of a leaf shape; in the form of an ellipse
3: rounded like an egg [syn: egg-shaped, elliptical, oval,
ovate, oviform, ovoid, prolate]
4: characterized by extreme economy of expression or omission
of superfluous elements; “the dialogue is elliptic and
full of dark hints”; “the explanation was concise, even
elliptical to the verge of obscurity”- H.O.Taylor [syn: elliptical]
English → English (gcide)
Elliptic \El*lip"tic\, Elliptical \El*lip"tic*al\, a. [Gr. ?:
cf. F. elliptique. See Ellipsis.]
1. Of or pertaining to an ellipse; having the form of an
ellipse; oblong, with rounded ends.
The planets move in elliptic orbits. --Cheyne.
The billiard sharp who any one catches,
His doom's extremely hard
He's made to dwell
In a dungeon cell
On a spot that's always barred.
And there he plays extravagant matches
In fitless finger-stalls
On a cloth untrue
With a twisted cue
And elliptical billiard balls!
2. Having a part omitted; as, an elliptical phrase.
3. leaving out information essential to comprehension; so
concise as to be difficult to understand; obscure or
ambiguous; -- of speech or writing; as, an elliptical
Elliptic chuck. See under Chuck.
Elliptic compasses, an instrument arranged for drawing
Elliptic function. (Math.) See Function.
Elliptic integral. (Math.) See Integral.
Elliptic polarization. See under Polarization.