elliptic vs oviform what difference

what is difference between elliptic and oviform

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

Etymology

ovi- +‎ -form

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈoʊ.vɚfɔɹm/, IPA(key): /ˈoʊ.viːfɔɹm/

Adjective

oviform (comparative more oviform, superlative most oviform)

  1. egg-shaped

Synonyms

  • egg-shaped
  • ovate
  • ovoid

Translations


Romanian

Etymology

From French oviforme

Adjective

oviform m or n (feminine singular oviformă, masculine plural oviformi, feminine and neuter plural oviforme)

  1. oviform

Declension


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