verb (used with object) Grammar.

to delete by ellipsis.

Nearby words

  1. ellipsoid,
  2. ellipsoid of revolution,
  3. ellipsoidal,
  4. ellipsoidal joint,
  5. ellipsometer,
  6. elliptic,
  7. elliptic function,
  8. elliptic geometry,
  9. elliptic integral,
  10. elliptic paraboloid

Origin of ellipt

by back formation from elliptical

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