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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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