Definition of Ellipse. Meaning of Ellipse. Synonyms of Ellipse

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Definition of Ellipse

Ellipse
Ellipse El*lipse", n. [Gr. ?, prop., a defect, the inclination of the ellipse to the base of the cone being in defect when compared with that of the side to the base: cf. F. ellipse. See Ellipsis.] 1. (Geom.) An oval or oblong figure, bounded by a regular curve, which corresponds to an oblique projection of a circle, or an oblique section of a cone through its opposite sides. The greatest diameter of the ellipse is the major axis, and the least diameter is the minor axis. See Conic section, under Conic, and cf. Focus. 2. (Gram.) Omission. See Ellipsis. 3. The elliptical orbit of a planet. The Sun flies forward to his brother Sun; The dark Earth follows wheeled in her ellipse. --Tennyson.

Meaning of Ellipse from wikipedia

- In mathematics, an ellipse is a plane curve surrounding two focal points, such that for all points on the curve, the sum of the two distances to the focal...
- The Ellipse (sometimes referred to as President's Park South) is a 52-acre (210,000 m²) park located south of the White House fence and north of Constitution...
- Ellipses is the plural form of two different English words: Ellipse, a type of conic section in geometry Ellipsis, a three-dot punctuation mark (…) Ellipses...
- In mathematics, an ellipse is a geometrical figure. Ellipse may also refer to: Ellipse (figure of speech), a rhetorical suppression of words to give an...
- most figures excepting the circle and some circular-like figures such as ellipses. Informally, "cir****ference" may also refer to the edge itself rather than...
- the n-ellipse is a generalization of the ellipse allowing more than two foci. n-ellipses go by numerous other names, including multifocal ellipse, polyellipse...
- In geometry, the major axis of an ellipse is its longest diameter: a line segment that runs through the center and both foci, with ends at the widest...
- particular: The eccentricity of a circle is zero. The eccentricity of an ellipse which is not a circle is greater than zero but less than 1. The eccentricity...
- r^{2}.} The formula for the area enclosed by an ellipse is related to the formula of a circle; for an ellipse with semi-major and semi-minor axes x and y...
- In the study of color vision, a MacAdam ellipse is a region on a chromaticity diagram which contains all colors which are indistinguishable, to the average...
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