Definitions of elliptical:
- adjective: containing or characterized by ellipsis
Example: "The clause of comparison is often elliptical- G.O.Curme"
- adjective: characterized by extreme economy of expression or omission of superfluous elements
Example: "The explanation was concise, even elliptical to the verge of obscurity- H.O.Taylor"
- adjective: rounded like an egg
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