elliptical Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"elliptical" in British English

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ellipticaladjective

uk   us   /ɪˈlɪp.tɪ.kəl/

elliptical adjective (SHAPE)

(also elliptic ) having an ​ovalshape

elliptical adjective (LANGUAGE)

formal Elliptical ​language has ​partsmissing, so that it is sometimes ​difficult to ​understand: His ​message was written in a ​deliberately elliptical ​style.
elliptically
adverb uk   us   /-i/ formal
(Definition of elliptical from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"elliptical" in American English

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ellipticaladjective

 us   /ɪˈlɪp·tɪ·kəl/
geometry shaped like an ellipse
(Definition of elliptical from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “elliptical”
in Chinese (Simplified) 形体, 椭圆(形)的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 形體, 橢圓(形)的…
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