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Found 3 items, similar to elliptic.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: elliptic singkat
English → English (WordNet) Definition: elliptic elliptic 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) Definition: Elliptic 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. [1913 Webster] The planets move in elliptic orbits. --Cheyne. [1913 Webster] 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! --Gilbert and Sullivan (The Mikado: The More Humane Mikado Song) 2. Having a part omitted; as, an elliptical phrase. [1913 Webster] 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 comment. [PJC] Elliptic chuck. See under Chuck. Elliptic compasses, an instrument arranged for drawing ellipses. Elliptic function. (Math.) See Function. Elliptic integral. (Math.) See Integral. Elliptic polarization. See under Polarization. [1913 Webster]


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