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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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The bypass road will be paved to compensate for the 25-meter four lane closure of Elliptical Road near Quezon Avenue,'' Lumasac said.
After termination of the familiarization session, volunteers were supervised to cool-down by pedalling elliptical trainer for 5-min.
Be safety conscious Position your elliptical trainer in a room with adequate ceiling height, and always secure the pedal arm safety pin when not using the elliptical.
Centaurus A isn't your typical elliptical to begin with.
The change in each variable due to elliptical exercise was calculated in this fashion.
The casual cardio crowd, however, is chugging its way to fitness on the elliptical, perhaps for its ability to ensure the next day's pain-free workout.
Trevor Gazes, a 21-year-old UO senior and philosophy major, was just as confident after he finished his elliptical workout.
Vice versa, no portfolio ellipticity is guaranteed if elliptical returns belong to different families or not all returns are ellipticals.
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In the financial literature, Bingham and Kiesel (2002) propose a semi-parametric model for stock prices and asset returns based on elliptical distributions because as the authors observed, Gaussian or Normal models provide mathematical tractability but are inconsistent with empirical data.
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After learning about the new supernovas, Immler encouraged researchers to reexamine other elliptical galaxies that have undergone recent mergers.