As a noun ellipse
is ellipse.
As an adjective semielliptical is
(architecture) having the form of half an ellipse (divided along the major axis).
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
ellipse Noun
( en noun)
(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 nontechnical use )
Verb
( ellips)
(grammar) To remove from a phrase a word which is grammatically needed, but which is clearly understood without having to be stated.
 In B's response to A's question: (A: Would you like to go out?, B: I'd love to), the words that are ellipsed are go out.
Related terms
* ellipsis
* ellipsoid
* elliptic
* elliptical
See also
* circle
* conic section
* hyperbola
* parabola


semielliptical English
Adjective
()
(architecture) Having the form of half an ellipse (divided along the major axis)
See also
* semielliptic (in maths)
