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EtymologyModificar

From French ellipse.

File:Elipse.svg

NounModificar

Singular
Ellipse

Plural
Ellipses

Ellipse (plural Ellipses)
  1. Patrono:Geometry A closed curve, the locus of a point such that the sum of the distances from that point to two other fixed points (called the foci of the ellipse) is constant; equivalently, the conic section that is the intersection of a cone with a plane that does not intersect the base of the cone.

SynonymsModificar

  • oval (in non-technical use)

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VerbModificar

Infinitive
to Ellipse

Third person singular
Ellipses

Simple past
ellipsed

Past participle
ellipsed

Present participle
ellipsing

to Ellipse (third-person singular simple present Ellipses, present participle ellipsing, simple past and past participle ellipsed)
  1. (grammar) To remove from a phrase a word which is grammatically needed, but which is clearly understood without having to be stated.
    In the exchange:- (A.Would you like to go out?, B.I'd love to), the ellipsed words are go out.

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FrenchModificar

EtymologyModificar

From Latin ellipsis.

PronunciationModificar

  • IPA: /e.lips/

NounModificar

Ellipse f. (plural Ellipses)

  1. (mathematics, fr) ellipsear:ellipse

cs:ellipse el:ellipse fa:ellipse fr:ellipse ko:ellipse io:ellipse it:ellipse kn:ellipse mr:ellipse pl:ellipse ru:ellipse fi:ellipse sv:ellipse ta:ellipse te:ellipse tr:ellipse vi:ellipse zh:ellipse

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