El`lip´sis Pronunciation: ĕl`lĭp´sĭs

n. | 1. | (Gram.) Omission; a figure of syntax, by which one or more words, which are obviously understood, are omitted; |

2. | (Geom.) An ellipse. | |

3. | (Printing) a printing symbol, usually three periods in a row (. . .), indicating the omission of some part of a text; - used commonly in quotations, so as to suppress words not essential to the meaning. A long dash (--) and three asterisks (* * *) are sometimes used with the same meaning. |

Noun | 1. | ellipsis - omission or suppression of parts of words or sentencesSynonyms: eclipsis |

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Ellagic acid

Ellas

Ellebore

Elleborin

Elleck

Ellemtel

Ellen Price Wood

Ellenge

Elles

Elli

Ellice Islands

Ellie

Ellington

Elliott eye

Elliott's goldenrod

Ellipse

**-- 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

Elliptically

Ellas

Ellebore

Elleborin

Elleck

Ellemtel

Ellen Price Wood

Ellenge

Elles

Elli

Ellice Islands

Ellie

Ellington

Elliott eye

Elliott's goldenrod

Ellipse

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

Elliptically