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elliptic

Definitions of elliptic
  1. adjective
    rounded like an egg
    synonyms: egg-shaped, elliptical, oval, oval-shaped, ovate, oviform, ovoid, prolate
    rounded
    curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged
  2. adjective
    (of a leaf shape) in the form of an ellipse
    Synonyms:
    simple, unsubdivided
    (botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions
  3. adjective
    characterized by extreme economy of expression or omission of superfluous elements
    “the dialogue is elliptic and full of dark hints”
    synonyms: elliptical
    concise
    expressing much in few words
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