ellipse ellipse  /ɪ ˈlɪps/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a closed plane curve resulting from the intersection of a circular cone and a plane cutting completely through it

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The plane of its ellipse is not the same as that of the moon's orbit but is nearly perpendicular to it.
  2. For more than four months it had drifted away from the earth, coasting down a long ellipse toward the orbit of Venus.
  3. In an ellipse around each carbon atom and its companion hydrogen atom races still another brace of binding electrons.

News

  1. FDA Nod for STJ's Ellipse & Assura - Analyst Blog

    St. Jude Medical Inc. ( STJ ) has won the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its Ellipse and SJM Assura portfolio of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  2. FDA Nod for STJ's Ellipse & Assura

    St. Jude has won the U.S. FDA approval for its Ellipse and SJM Assura portfolio of ICDs and CRT-Ds.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Zacks via Yahoo! Finance

  3. St. Jude Medical Gets FDA Approval For Ellipse And SJM Assura Family Of Devices

    St. Jude Medical Gets FDA Approval For Ellipse And SJM Assura Family Of Devices
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

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Quotes

  1. "Because that outer wing was so wide, once they chipped wide out there it was very easy for teams to flood back because you were so far away from the goals," Groenewegen said. "We thought we'd have a crack at making it a perfect ellipse - so...
    on Feb 18, 2009 By: Robert Groenewegen Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  2. Before he left, Nixon said: "I know you want to get the war over. Sure you came here to demonstrate and shout your slogans on the ellipse. That's all right. Just keep it peaceful. Have a good time in Washington, and don't go away bitter."
    on Feb 12, 2009 By: Richard Nixon Source: History News Network

  3. "With your ellipse," Fabricius wrote Kepler, "you abolish the circularity and uniformity of the motions, which appears to me increasingly absurd the more profoundly I think about it."
    on Jul 31, 2005 By: David Fabricius Source: TIME

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