Ellipsis

[computer programming] In computer programming, ellipsis notation (.. or ...) is used to denote ranges, or an unspecified number of arguments. Most programming languages other than Perl6 require the ellipsis to be written as a series of periods; a single (Unicode) ellipsis character cannot be used. == Ranges == In some programming languages...
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Ellipsis

Omission from a sentence of words needed to complete its construction, but without a loss of sense.
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ellipsis

A punctuation mark made up of three dots in a row, indicating that a word or phrase has been omitted.
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ellipsis

[n] - omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences
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Ellipsis

the omission of words from a sentence
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Ellipsis

(Ellipsis (elliptical)) English grammar allows certain words to be missed from a grammatical construction (i.e. for a sentence to be grammatically abbreviated) and yet for it still to allow full meaning to be achieved, e.g. 'I bought half a dozen eggs and [...I also bought...] six rashers of bacon.' The reader or listener is able to 'add back in' t...
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Ellipsis

Three dots that are a single character, not three periods. Will not break on a return. Option; on a Mac.
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Ellipsis

El·lip'sis (ĕl*lĭp'sĭs) noun ; plural Ellipses (- sēz). [ Latin , from Greek 'e`lleipsis a leaving, defect, from 'ellei`pein to leave in, fall short; 'en in + lei`pein to leave. See In , and Loan , a...
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ellipsis

eclipsis noun omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences
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Ellipsis

• (n.) Omission; a figure of syntax, by which one or more words, which are obviously understood, are omitted; as, the virtues I admire, for, the virtues which I admire. • (n.) An ellipse.
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ellipsis

figure of speech characterized by the deliberate omission of a word or words that are, however, understood in light of the grammatical context. The ...
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ellipsis

ellipsis (s), ellipses (pl) 1. The omission of a word or phrase necessary for a complete syntactical construction but not necessary for understanding; an example of such omission. 2. A mark or series of marks ( . . . or * * * or - - -, for example) used in writing or printing to indicate an omission; especially, of letters or words. 3. The...
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Ellipsis

[narrative device] Ellipsis, often represented in text as `...`, is the narrative device of omitting a portion of the sequence of events, allowing the reader to fill in the narrative gaps. Aside its literary use, the ellipsis has a counterpart in film production. It is there to suggest an action by simply showing what happens before and aft...
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ellipsis

the non-metrical omission of letters or words whose absence does not impede the reader's ability to understand the expression. For example, the last line in the following leaves the lexical verb understood: Hugh, he could fancy No one but Nancy, And Sally got antsy Just thinking of Chauncy, But Nancy liked Drew And Chaun...
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ellipsis

A writer´s technique of leaving out words intentionally which would give the full meaning of the phrase or line. The sentence or phrase can be understood from the context. Sometimes this means is simply used to avoid repetition.
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Ellipsis

An ellipsis is a printing symbol consisting of three full stops in a row, indicating that a word or passage has been omitted from the printed matter.
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ellipsis

Type: Term Pronunciation: ē-lip′sis Definitions: 1. Omission of words or ideas, leaving the whole to be completed by the reader or listener.
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ellipsis

Punctuation mark ... to suggest the omission of one or more words in a sentence. Omission of more than one word is strictly termed `plural` ellipsis. Ellipsis of a relative that is common in English, as in `the song [that] she sang`. Ellipsis of identical forms of be and ...
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Ellipsis

[linguistics] In linguistics, ellipsis (from the ἔλλειψις, élleipsis, `omission`) or elliptical construction refers to the omission from a clause of one or more words that are nevertheless understood in the context of the remaining elements. There are numerous distinct types of ellipsis acknowledged in theoretical syntax. This art...
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Ellipsis

Ellipsis (plural ellipses; from the ἔλλειψις, élleipsis, `omission` or `falling short`) is a series of dots that usually indicates an intentional omission of a word, sentence, or whole section from a text without altering its original meaning. Depending on their context and placement in a sentence, ellipses can also indicate an unfin...
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ellipsis

omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences
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Ellipsis

(plural, ellipses) (1) In its oldest sense as a rhetorical device, ellipsis refers to the artful omi
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Ellipsis

The non-metrical omission of letters or words whose absence does not impede the reader's ability to
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ellipsis

three dots used to indicate a break, pause, or unfinished thought (
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ellipsis

omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences
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