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elliptic

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Etymology

From Ancient Greek ἐλλειπτικός (elleiptikos) from ἐλλείπω (elleipō), I leave out, omit).

Adjective

elliptic (not comparable)

Positive
elliptic

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Alternative spelling of elliptical.
  2. (mathematics) Of a function in which the sum of the squares of two variables is constant.

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