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Definitions of elliptic:
  • adjective:   of a leaf shape; in the form of an ellipse
  • adjective:   characterized by extreme economy of expression or omission of superfluous elements
    Example: "The dialogue is elliptic and full of dark hints"
  • adjective:   rounded like an egg
  • adjective:   containing or characterized by ellipsis
    Example: "The clause of comparison is often elliptical- G.O.Curme"

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