Meaning of “elliptical” in the English Dictionary

"elliptical" in British English

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ellipticaladjective

uk /iˈlɪp.tɪ.kəl/ us /iˈlɪp.tɪ.kəl/

elliptical adjective (SHAPE)

also elliptic, having an oval shape

elliptically
adverb uk /iˈlɪp.tɪ.kəl.i/ us /iˈlɪp.tɪ.kəl.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)

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