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  Words related to elliptic

Related / Similar Words: elliptical, egg-shaped, oval, ovate, oviform, ovoid, prolate

 

Definition:
  • characterized by extreme economy of expression or omission of superfluous elements; "the dialogue is elliptic and full of dark hints"; "the explanation was concise, even elliptical to the verge of obscurity"- H.O.Taylor;
  • rounded like an egg;
  • of a leaf shape; in the form of an ellipse;
  • containing or characterized by ellipsis; "the clause of comparison is often elliptical"- G.O.Curme;

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    Pertainyms: ellipsis, eclipsis

     

    Anagrams: tie clip, ecliptic

     

     
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