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Synonyms for ellipsis

omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences


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Numerically Stable Direct Least Squares Fitting of Ellipses.
Varini created the work - entitled Three Ellipses For Three Locks - on site in March in time for the summer season.
HAL FOSTER: "The Matter of Time," your permanent installation of eight sculptures commissioned by the Guggenheim Bilbao, stems from the Torqued Ellipses begun in 1996.
Her chapter on the correct use of dashes and ellipses made me quite ashamed of my email habits, as I saw myself in many of her bad examples.
The plan reveals two overlaying ellipses that define the floor line and the top rim of this 11.
We looked at cylinders around the room to observe how circles become ellipses when seen at an angle.
There seems to be no one factor that influences object ellipses.
The study reported here was conducted originally to compare the effectiveness of different methods for teaching two- and three-year-old children to discriminate circles from ellipses.
The ellipses hug the flower stems to securely hold the flower arrangement, yet allowing movement of an elaborate flower creation without disturbing it.
Children from Hawthorn Primary School in Elswick helped David Faulkner, the city council's executive member for culture, heritage and sport, to remove the cover from Ellipses Eclipses, a 12-metre high tower of glass and stainless steel which is now a permanent feature outside The Gate on Newgate Street.
To adopt Allerton's (1975) rubric, "phonological reduction" as a mark of "high redundancy" comes closest, of all of his kinds of ellipses, to elision.
Things to Consider: Compare Serra's Torqued Ellipses with Frank Gehry's Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain (see SchoolArts, April 2001).
The bottom portion of the drawing is distinguished by a delicate arrangement of ellipses and circles of varying intensities dancing across the paper.
The eight new sculptures consist of three double-skinned concentric ellipses and five single ones.
Naked ladies and abstract ellipses leap in equal measure from rectangle to rectangle--de Kooning was an artist in perpetual motion.