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The fact that there is no measurable ellipticity is, I think, one which on first consideration would not be expected.The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays|J. (John) Joly
We may consider this spheroid to be that of the earth, the ellipticity being greatly exaggerated.
The ellipticity of Jupiter indicated by these figures is sufficiently marked to be obvious without any refined measures.The Story of the Heavens|Robert Stawell Ball
Their ovalness or "ellipticity" is, however, in each case not by any means of the same degree.
To put it paradoxically, it is an ellipse which has no ellipticity, an oval without any ovalness!