Definitions for "Elliptical Dot"
In halftone photography, elongated dots that give improved gradation of tones, particularly middletones; also called Chain Dot.
A halftone dot shaped like a football rather than the conventional square dot shape. Provides a smoother gradation of tones.
An elongated dot in halftone photography that gives improved gradation of tones, especially in middle tones and vignettes.