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adjective as in oval-shaped

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They don’t live inside your elliptical at home, and if you’re walking down the street alone, they won’t just infest your airways.

For extra credit, you looked at Al-Battani Island, which was elliptical rather than rectangular.

The subjects were shown two at once, and were asked to choose, as quickly as possible, which one was actually the elliptical one.

If we discard the elliptical eye-image, though, that should keep your decision from slowing down.

The first is that the elliptical shape is abandoned early on in visual processing, replaced with belief that the manhole cover is circular, along with its orientation, color, and so on.

“I would go with yoga, light weight training or some elliptical,” he says.

The real heavyweights, though, are two giant elliptical galaxies known as NGC 4874 and NGC 4889.

Some of the mutterings of Rust Cohle come from the perfectly elliptical and safely imprecise musings of Thomas Ligotti.

My wife, at least, enjoys watching me flail about on our elliptical.

The same goes for the elliptical machine hunger strike, which also comes off as tonally deficient, to say the least.

In an orbit made elliptical by the planetary attraction the sun necessarily occupies one of the foci of the ellipse.

Ere liueEre I should live is required in full by strict grammar, but Fields verse is frequently elliptical.

Exclamation is an expression of strong emotion in abrupt, inverted, or elliptical phrases.

The entrance was a rather large elliptical arch; a man could enter by stooping.

The door was usually a piece of skin stretched over an elliptical frame.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to elliptical, such as: egg-shaped, ellipsoidal, oblong, and ovoid.

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