adjective satellite rounded like an egg
oval-shaped; prolate; ovate; ovoid; elliptic; oval; egg-shaped; oviform.
adjective satellite 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
El*lip"tic, El*lip"tic*al adjective
Gr. : cf. F. elliptique
. See Ellipsis
- Of or pertaining to an ellipse; having the form of an ellipse; oblong, with rounded ends.
The planets move in elliptic orbits.
- Having a part omitted; as, an elliptical phrase.
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