Definitions for "Elliptic"
Of or pertaining to an ellipse; having the form of an ellipse; oblong, with rounded ends.
oval shaped, broadest in the middle
a. (Gr. elleipsis, a falling short, defect, ellipse) an outline that is oval, narrowed to rounded at the ends and widest at about the middle (as the outline of a football); ellipsoid, a solid with an elliptical outline.
leaving out information essential to comprehension; so concise as to be difficult to understand; obscure or ambiguous; -- of speech or writing; as, an elliptical comment.
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
Keywords:  emarginate, embryo
Emarginate Embryo
containing or characterized by ellipsis; "the clause of comparison is often elliptical"- G.O.Curme
Keywords:  flattened, circle, twice, broad, shape
having a shape of a flattened circle.
In the form of a flattened circle usually more than twice as long as broad.
Keywords:  omitted, phrase, part
Having a part omitted; as, an elliptical phrase.