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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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Additional research is needed to pinpoint what causes the apparent imperfections in the decision-making process during the ellipse perception tests.
What we can see from the Table 2 is that the space, which the moving pedestrian occupied, is similar to the ellipse paralleling to the moving direction and the space that the stationary or low-speed pedestrians take up is more similar to the ellipse orthogonal to the moving direction.
(iii) Scenario dependence: data and talk modes have strong differences in their impedance ellipses. We have found that talk mode variations are usually smaller than data mode variations.
The central difficulty for Ellipsis in English Literature, and one addressed again and again by Toner though not necessarily resolved, is both the sources for and stability of ellipses within the texts she examines.
(1) In real scenes, elliptical objects are often blocked by other objects, which renders the ellipses incomplete, as shown in Figure 1(a).
We see that the trace of the oblate spheroid in the general plane is an ellipse. We find the semimajor axis, semiminor axis, and center of the ellipse.
Least-Squares Fitting of Circles and Ellipses. BIT 43:558-78.
Let [E.sub.o] and [E.sub.i] be two ellipses in a plane.
Installation difficulties pushed the cost of Ellipses Eclipses from pounds 121,000 to pounds 163,000 but the difference was met from a One NorthEast contingency fund.
Varini created the work - entitled Three Ellipses For Three Locks - on site in March in time for the summer season.