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Dictionary definition for: Elliptical

1. (a) containing or characterized by ellipsis; "the clause of comparison is often elliptical"- G.O.Curme

2. (s) rounded like an egg

3. (s) characterized by extreme economy of expression or omission of superfluous elements; "the dialogue is elliptic and full of dark hints" "the explanation was concise, even elliptical to the verge of obscurity"- H.O.Taylor

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