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ellipse

noun

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a shape that resembles a flattened circle
  • The teacher drew an ellipse on the chalkboard that intended to illustrate the moon's orbit around the Earth.

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The first known use of ellipse was circa 1753

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“Ellipse.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ellipse. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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