Definition of Elliptical. Meaning of Elliptical. Synonyms of Elliptical

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Definition of Elliptical

Elliptical
Elliptic El*lip"tic, Elliptical El*lip"tic*al, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. elliptique. See Ellipsis.] 1. Of or pertaining to an ellipse; having the form of an ellipse; oblong, with rounded ends. The planets move in elliptic orbits. --Cheyne. 2. Having a part omitted; as, an elliptical phrase. Elliptic chuck. See under Chuck. Elliptic compasses, an instrument arranged for drawing ellipses. Elliptic function. (Math.) See Function. Elliptic integral. (Math.) See Integral. Elliptic polarization. See under Polarization.

Meaning of Elliptical from wikipedia

- of a bicycle the main chainring may be elliptical, or an ovoid similar to an ellipse in form. Such elliptical gears may be used in mechanical equipment...
- Elliptical galaxies range in size from tens of millions to over one hundred trillion stars. Originally, Edwin Hubble hypothesized that elliptical galaxies...
- people with some injuries can use an elliptical to stay fit, as the low impact affects them little. Elliptical trainers offer a non-impact cardiovascular...
- In mathematics, an elliptic curve is a plane algebraic curve defined by an equation of the form y 2 = x 3 + a x + b {\displaystyle y^{2}=x^{3}+ax+b} which...
- to pure elliptical shapes, and wings with other planforms can be optimized to give elliptical spanwise lift distributions. The basic elliptical wing shape...
- Electrodynamique, via Internet Archive Animation of Elliptical Polarization (on YouTube) Comparison of Elliptical Polarization with Linear and Circular Polarizations...
- In astrodynamics or celestial mechanics, an elliptic orbit or elliptical orbit is a Kepler orbit with an eccentricity of less than 1; this includes the...
- for general elliptical distributions (with finite variance), particularly for spherical distributions (which are defined below). Elliptical distributions...
- Elliptic-curve cryptography (ECC) is an approach to public-key cryptography based on the algebraic structure of elliptic curves over finite fields. ECC...
- In integral calculus, elliptic integrals originally arose in connection with the problem of giving the arc length of an ellipse. They were first studied...
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