Definitions for "Ellipse"
Keywords:  foci, kepler, oval, elliptical, conic
An oval or oblong figure, bounded by a regular curve, which corresponds to an oblique projection of a circle, or an oblique section of a cone through its opposite sides. The greatest diameter of the ellipse is the major axis, and the least diameter is the minor axis. See Conic section, under Conic, and cf. Focus.
The elliptical orbit of a planet.
A regular oval shape – a stretched or flattened circle.
a closed continuous line whose points are positioned so that two points exactly opposite each other have the exact same distant from a central point
a good mean approximation, but it never is exact
Keywords:  fascinating, fairly, easy, shape, work
a useful and fascinating shape and fairly easy to work with, too
Keywords:  thru, cone, angle, cut
an angle cut thru a cone
Keywords:  omission, see
Omission. See Ellipsis.
a non-analytical drawing tool drawn for the purpose of highlighting the necessary segment of a chart
Keywords:  beautiful, thing
a beautiful thing