elliptic vs ovate what difference

what is difference between elliptic and ovate

English

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ἐλλειπτικός (elleiptikós), from ἐλλείπω (elleípō, I leave out, omit).

Adjective

elliptic (not comparable)

  1. (geometry) Of or pertaining to an ellipse.
    • 1995, Patrick J. Roache, Elliptic Marching Methods and Domain Decomposition, page 1,
      In this chapter, the history of solving elliptic problems by direct marching methods is reviewed.
  2. (mathematics) Of or pertaining to a broad field of mathematics that originates from the problem of calculating arc lengths of an ellipse.
  3. (mathematics, in combination, of certain functions, equations and operators) That has coefficients satisfying a condition analogous to the condition for the general equation for a conic section to be of an ellipse.
  4. (botany, of leaves) Oval, with a short or no point.

Synonyms

  • (of or pertaining to an ellipse): elliptical

Coordinate terms

  • (whose coefficients satisfy a condition): hyperbolic, parabolic

Derived terms

Related terms

  • elliptical
  • elliptically

Translations



English

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈəʊveɪt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈoʊveɪt/

Etymology 1

oval + -ate, from Latin ovatus.

Adjective

ovate (comparative more ovate, superlative most ovate)

  1. Shaped like an egg.
  2. (botany, of leaves) With the broadest extremity near the base.
Synonyms
  • egg-shaped
  • ovoid
Derived terms
  • obovate
Translations

Etymology 2

See vates

Noun

ovate (plural ovates)

  1. An Irish bard.
  2. A member of the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids, a neo-druidism order based in England.
  3. A modern-day bard of a gorsedd, especially one acknowledged at an eisteddfod.

Latin

Etymology 1

Inflected form of ovātus, perfect passive participle of ovō (rejoice, applaud).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /oˈu̯aː.te/, [ɔˈu̯äːt̪ɛ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /oˈva.te/, [ɔˈvɑːt̪ɛ]

Participle

ovāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of ovātus

Etymology 2

Inflected form of ōvātus, from ōvum (egg).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /oːˈu̯aː.te/, [oːˈu̯äːt̪ɛ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /oˈva.te/, [ɔˈvɑːt̪ɛ]

Adjective

ōvāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of ōvātus

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