Elliptical

A description of a projectile's cross section. A cross section which looks like an ellipse, having two convex faces which taper near the blade edges.

Elliptical

A wing shape characterized by a tapering leading and trailing edge so that the middle of the canopy is wider, front to back, than the ends. This configuration is typical of many high performance canopies
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elliptical

(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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elliptical

[adj] - containing or characterized by ellipsis
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Elliptical

[pronounce: e-lip-tick-al ] Oval shaped. The shape of a planet's orbit around the sun.
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Elliptical

• (a.) Having a part omitted; as, an elliptical phrase. • (a.) Of or pertaining to an ellipse; having the form of an ellipse; oblong, with rounded ends.
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elliptical

1. Of or pertaining to an ellipse; having the form of an ellipse; oblong, with rounded ends. 'The planets move in elliptic orbits.' (Cheyne) ... 2. Having a part omitted; as, an elliptical phrase. Elliptic chuck. See Chuck. Elliptic compasses, an instrument arranged for drawing ellipses. Elliptic function. ... <mathematics> See Integral. Elli...
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Elliptical

Adjective used to describe 'oval' orbits.
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elliptical

elliptical, elliptic, elliptically 1. In geometry, in the shape or pattern of a geometric ellipse. 2. In grammar, relating to ellipsis or containing an example of ellipsis. 3. Extremely concise in speech or writing, sometimes so concise as to be difficult or impossible to understand.
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elliptical

Oval and flat in a plane, broadest at the middle and tapered to each end.
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elliptical

Oval shaped.
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elliptical

shaped like an egg, but with equal ends
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