elliptic elliptic

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) (of a leaf shape) in the form of an ellipse
  2. (adj) rounded like an egg
  3. (adj) characterized by extreme economy of expression or omission of superfluous elements

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The semi-elliptic transverse springs are the only parts exactly the same as in the old Ford.
  2. Rosenquist, in short, is one of the few former pop artists whose work continues unabatedly to have something to say, however elliptic the mode of saying it turns out to be.
  3. The elliptic, listless script is by Robert Bolt, her real-life husband, who has to his credit the literate A Man for All Seasons.

News

  1. Cryptographic Authenticator suits medical and industrial applications.

    Model DS28E35 DeepCover® Secure Authenticator integrates FIPS 186-based, Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm engine to implement public-key cryptography to operate challenge-and-response protocol between host controller and attached devices. Specified over -40 to +85°C temperature range, it includes nonvolatile memory, random number generator, and decrement-only usage counter. Operating ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  2. Hail Open Source Authentication! The Password Is 'dead' - Long Live The Pin!

    LONDON , June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ - - CertiVox, a leading provider of web 2.0 security services, today announced the launch of the M-Pin™ Strong Authentication System , the first open source, multi-factor authentication system based on proven elliptic curve cryptography, for web, cloud and mobile applications which will reduce authentication costs by up to 93% and banish username and ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Linux

Quotes

  • Schneier explains, "This is how [the elliptic algorithm] works: There are a bunch of [fixed number constants] in the standard used to define the algorithm's elliptic curve. These constants are listed in Appendix A of the NIST publication, but...
    on Nov 16, 2007 By: Bruce Schneier Source: TG Daily

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