Definitions of eccentricity:
  • noun:   strange and unconventional behavior
  • noun:   a circularity that has a different center or deviates from a circular path
  • noun:   (geometry) a ratio describing the shape of a conic section; the ratio of the distance between the foci to the length of the major axis
    Example: "A circle is an ellipse with zero eccentricity"

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