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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 bright elliptical NGC 4860 is just 38" from its fainter, smaller companion NGC 4858.
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To ease traffic congestion, Project Engineer Ricardo Lumasac said that, on orders of Cabungcal, the QCED has carved out a portion of a sidewalk near the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife that will temporarily be used as a bypass road leading to the Manila-bound portion of Quezon Avenue and Elliptical Road.
At the center of the image captured lie two elliptical galaxies, part of a galaxy cluster known as [HGO2008] SDSS J1531+3414, which have strayed into each other's path.
While cycling is a much more common exercise modality, elliptical trainers have recently become a widely used exercise tool.
Depending on the viewing angle, lenticular galaxies can be confused for elliptical galaxies but the dust disc can help astronomers distinguish between the two.
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However, an elliptical trainer mimics the process of running or walking--elevating your heart rate and helping to strengthen your muscles and bones--without the jarring and impact you would experience while using a treadmill.
The antenna mainly comprises an elliptical bowtie dipole, a parasitic elliptical bowtie dipole, a taper microstrip feeding, two parasitic circular rings a composite cavity and the plastic posts.
This study investigated whether 6 weeks of elliptical exercise training could affect the fatigue levels and QOL of patients with MS.
That's what students at both the University of Oregon and Oregon State University say about this week's elliptical challenge.
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