# ellipse

**Noun**

Singular |
Plural |

**ellipse** (*plural* **ellipses**)

- (geometry) A closed curve, the locus of a point such that the sum of the distances from that point to two other fixed points (called the foci of the ellipse) is constant; equivalently, the conic section that is the intersection of a cone with a plane that does not intersect the base of the cone.

**Synonyms:**

- oval (
*in non-technical use*)

**7** letters in word "ellipse": ** E E I L L P S**.

No anagrams for **ellipse** found in this word list.

**Words found within ellipse:**

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