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# elliptic

ELLIP'TIC

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ELLIP'TIC

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El*lip"tic
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.

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ELLIP'TIC

ELLIP'TICAL, adjective Pertaining to an ellipsis; having the form of an ellipse; oval.

The plants move in elliptical orbits, having the sun in one focus, and by a radius from the sun, they describe equal areas in equal times.

1. Defective; as an elliptical phrase.

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IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

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3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

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