Elliptical Definition

eliptikəl, iliptikəl
adjective
Of, or having the form of, an ellipse, as some leaves.
Webster's New World
Of or characterized by ellipsis; with a word or words omitted, with obscure, incomplete constructions, etc.
Webster's New World
The definition of elliptical is something that resembles or relates to an ellipse, a plane that intersects a cone.
An example of elliptical is the orbit of the earth around the sun.
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(of speech) Concise, condensed.

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noun
(astronomy) An elliptical galaxy.
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An elliptical trainer.
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Other Word Forms of Elliptical

Noun

Singular:
elliptical
Plural:
ellipticals

Origin of Elliptical

  • elliptic +‎ -al, from Ancient Greek ἐλλειπτικός (elleiptikos), from ἐλλείπω (elleipō, “I leave out, omit”). Surface analysis ellipse +‎ -ical.

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