### Definition of Ellipses

1. Noun. (plural of ellipse) ¹

2. Noun. (plural of ellipsis) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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### Literary usage of Ellipses

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1. Manual of Petrographic Methods by Albert Johannsen (1918)
"The ellipses of one series were called by Becke equatorial ellipses (Ge- ... In uniaxial crystals, where zV = O, the equatorial ellipses become parallels, ..."

2. Manual of Petrographic Methods by Albert Johannsen (1918)
"The ellipses of one series were called by Becke equatorial ellipses (Ge- ... In uniaxial crystals, where zV = O, the equatorial ellipses become parallels, ..."

3. Elements of Quaternions by William Rowan Hamilton (1866)
"The samt surface is also the locus of a second system of such ellipses, ... of generating ellipses might be employed, and which served to connect the ..."

4. The Production of Elliptic Interferences in Relation to Interferometry by Carl Barus, Maxwell Barus (1911)
"apparently confocal ellipses, with their axes respectively horizontal and vertical, extending through the whole width of the spectrum, from red to violet, ..."

5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1887)
"The ellipses described were usually narrow, though not so narrow as those of ... The axes of the different ellipses described point in all directions; ..."

6. Displacement Interferometry by the Aid of the Achromatic Fringes, Pt. [I]-IV by Carl Barus (1919)
"ellipses and hyperbolas.—The occurrences of spectrum ellipses and of hyperbolas, the rotation of fringes, centering of ellipses, etc., may be sufficiently ..."

7. The Principles and Practice of Teaching and Class Management by Joseph Landon (1899)
"Hence ellipses tend to give confidence and encouragement to little children, ... The ellipses are filled in rapidly and the lesson kept moving ; and if they ..."

8. Mathematical Questions and Solutions by W. J. C. Miller (1882)
"Let ABCD be the two equal ellipses cutting one another in В and D. Around the centres of the ellipses, with radii equal to the semi-transverse axes, ..."