It is therefore a conic section having its eccentricity equal to unity.
His whole kingdom was to be unified; Judaism was an eccentricity and as such doomed to extinction.
Jeffrey naturally declined to appoint a man who, in spite of some mathematical knowledge, had no special qualification, and administered a general lecture upon Carlyle's arrogance and eccentricity which left a permanent sense of injury.
Most of the orbits are remarkably eccentric ellipses, the average eccentricity being about 0.5.
The axes and eccentricity of the ellipse, and the position of the plane in which it lies.