(el′ip tis′ə tē)
- the condition of being elliptical; elliptical form
- the degree of deviation of an ellipse, elliptical orbit, etc. from circular form, or of a spheroid from spherical form
See ellipticity in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- Deviation from perfect circular or spherical form toward elliptic or ellipsoidal form.
- The degree of this deviation.
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