El`lipse´ Pronunciation: ĕl`lĭps´

n. | 1. | (Geom.) An oval or oblong figure, bounded by a regular curve, which corresponds to an oblique projection of a circle, or an oblique section of a cone through its opposite sides. The greatest diameter of the ellipse is the major axis, and the least diameter is the minor axis. See |

2. | (Gram.) Omission. See Ellipsis. | |

3. | The elliptical orbit of a planet. |

Noun | 1. | ellipse - a closed plane curve resulting from the intersection of a circular cone and a plane cutting completely through it; "the sums of the distances from the foci to any point on an ellipse is constant"Synonyms: oval |

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Ellagic

Ellagic acid

Ellas

Ellebore

Elleborin

Elleck

Ellemtel

Ellen Price Wood

Ellenge

Elles

Elli

Ellice Islands

Ellie

Ellington

Elliott eye

Elliott's goldenrod

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Ellipsis

Ellipsograph

Ellipsoid

ellipsoid of revolution

ellipsoidal

Elliptic

Elliptic chuck

Elliptic compasses

Elliptic function

Elliptic functions

elliptic geometry

Elliptic integral

elliptic leaf

Elliptic polarization

Elliptic-lanceolate

elliptical

Ellagic acid

Ellas

Ellebore

Elleborin

Elleck

Ellemtel

Ellen Price Wood

Ellenge

Elles

Elli

Ellice Islands

Ellie

Ellington

Elliott eye

Elliott's goldenrod

Ellipsis

Ellipsograph

Ellipsoid

ellipsoid of revolution

ellipsoidal

Elliptic

Elliptic chuck

Elliptic compasses

Elliptic function

Elliptic functions

elliptic geometry

Elliptic integral

elliptic leaf

Elliptic polarization

Elliptic-lanceolate

elliptical