The definition of elliptical is something that resembles or relates to an ellipse, a plane that intersects a cone.adjective
An example of elliptical is the orbit of the earth around the sun.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- of, or having the form of, an ellipse, as some leaves
- of or characterized by ellipsis; with a word or words omitted, with obscure, incomplete constructions, etc.
Origin: < Gr elleiptikos (see ellipse) + -al
- elliptically adverb
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