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Correct spelling:
elliptical
Definition:

containing or characterized by ellipsis; " the clause of comparison is often elliptical"- G. O. Curme

Other synonyms:
prolate, ovate, concise, rounded, ovoid, oval, egg-shaped, elliptic, oviform.
Common misspellings:
  1. eliptical (61%)
  2. elipitical (5%)
  3. ellipitical (4%)
  4. elipticals (3%)
  5. elyptical (3%)
  6. elipical (3%)
  7. ellipticals (2%)
  8. ellyptical (2%)
  9. eleptical (2%)
  10. elipitcal (2%)
  11. elpitical (1%)
  12. ellipticel (1%)
  13. elliptacal (1%)
  14. ellipical (1%)
Examples of usage:
  1. Its outline is elliptical, nearly circular, and its greatest diameter is transverse.
    - - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  2. A heavy dermal fold from posterior corner of eye above tympanum to insertion of forelimb, covering upper edge of tympanum; tympanum elliptical, its greatest diameter equal to its distance from eye.
    - - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler. - "A Review of the Middle American Tree Frogs of the Genus Ptychohyla", William E. Duellman.
  3. The first of these equations is, of course, not strictly true, on account of the elliptical shape of the orbits, but this can be allowed for easily enough.
    - - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler. - "A Review of the Middle American Tree Frogs of the Genus Ptychohyla", William E. Duellman. - "A Text-Book of Astronomy", George C. Comstock.
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 14,913,252 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jul 2012.

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