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**ellipse**(n = noun.shape) oval - 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"
is a kind of
conic,
conic section

has particulars: circle

Derived forms adjective elliptic

- 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
Conic section , under Conic, and cf. Focus. [*1913 Webster*] - Omission. See Ellipsis. [
*1913 Webster*] - The elliptical orbit of a planet. [
*1913 Webster*]"The Sun flies forward to his brother Sun;

The dark Earth follows wheeled in her ellipse." [*1913 Webster*]

Etymology

F f. L ellipsus f. Gk elleipsis f. elleipo come short f. en in + leipo leave

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