elliptical

suomi-englanti sanakirja

elliptical englannista suomeksi

  1. elliptinen

  1. soikea, elliptinen

  2. elliptinen

  3. niukkasanainen

  4. Substantiivi

elliptical englanniksi

  1. In a shape of, or reminding of, an ellipse; oval.

  2. 1876, Edward Roth (translator), ''Around the Moon|All Around the Moon'', the Moon/Chapter XIX|Chapter XIX,

  3. Having admitted that the projectile was describing an orbit around the moon, this orbit must necessarily be elliptical; science proves that it must be so.
  4. Of, or showing ellipsis; having a word or words omitted.

  5. ''If he is sometimes elliptical and obscure, it is because he has so much to tell us.'' -- Wilson|Edmund Wilson

  6. Concise, condensed.

  7. 1903, Keith Chesterton|Gilbert Keith Chesterton, ''Robert Browning'', Browning/Chapter VI|Chapter VI,

  8. Browning's dark and elliptical mode of speech, like his love of the grotesque, was simply a characteristic of his, a trick of his temperament, and had little or nothing to do with whether what he was expressing was profound or superficial.
  9. early XX c., Making of a New Yorker|The Making of a New Yorker, by O. Henry

  10. He was called a tramp; but that was only an elliptical way of saying that he was a philosopher, an artist, a traveller, a naturalist and a discoverer.
  11. Elliptic.

  12. An galaxy.

  13. (c) An trainer.