ellips

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Etymology[edit]

From French ellipse, from Latin ellipsis, based on Ancient Greek ἔλλειψις (élleipsis, omission)

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  • Hyphenation: el‧lips

Noun[edit]

ellips f (plural ellipsen, diminutive ellipsje n)

  1. ellipse
  2. ellipsis, stylistic figure and mark used in printing to indicate an omission

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Used in Swedish since 1690, cognate with German Ellipse, English ellipsis and ellipse, and French ellipse; from Latin ellipsis, based on Ancient Greek ἔλλειψις (élleipsis, omission)

Noun[edit]

ellips c

  1. (geometry) an ellipse, an oval shape
  2. an ellipsis, an omission, a sign (...) indicating an omission
  3. a shorthand, an abridged form of a word or phrase (what remains after the omission)

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