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ellipse

(i-lips′) [L. ellipsis, fr Gr. elleipsis, a falling short]
In geometry, an oval or egg-shaped figure. In surgery, incisions of such shape are commonly made to remove lesions from the skin.
elliptic (-lip′tik), adjectiveelliptical (′ti-kăl) elliptically (′ti-k(ă-)lē)
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Therefore, the main purpose of this study was to investigate how a familiarization session affects 30-s all-out test performed on an elliptical trainer compared to a cycle ergometer.
All subjects started the exercise session with the elliptical machine set at an incline of 0 (no incline) and a resistance of 1 (lowest possible resistance).
The kinematics analysis of elliptical wheels, which drive the calibration, determinates the operational chart, which is present in fig.
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Despite the use of such nozzles by practitioners over the past decade, there has been only limited research on the mixing characteristics of elliptical coflowing jets in terms of the concentration approach, which may provide a better understanding of these phenomenons.
Sited adjacent to the out-dated Walker Gym, an elliptical brick structure built in 1915, the new facility will echo some of the architectural forms of the old building as well as the dark brick and slatee finishes.
The First Reclined Elliptical from America's Original Fitness Brand
When a project includes an elliptical pipe, the pricing shall be for equitant diameter round pipe (for example, a 19 x30 elliptical pipe will be billed as a 24 pipe).
Washington, May 31 ( ANI ): NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has shed light on the mystery over why giant elliptical galaxies have few, if any, young stars.
29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Europe's Herschel Space Observatory have pieced together the evolutionary sequence of compact elliptical galaxies that erupted and burned out early in the history of the universe.
com)-- ElliptiGO, creator of the world's most advanced elliptical bicycles, and Ride Fit[TM], a leading provider of virtual workout videos, today announced the release of the ElliptiGO World Championships training video - the first outdoor live-action training video specifically designed for the elliptical trainer and stationary elliptical bike.