Sentence Examples


  • But since an ellipse can always be constructed with a given centre so as to touch a given line at a given point, and to have a given value of ab(=h/-~ u) we infer that the orbit will be elliptic whatever the initial circumstances.
  • Regular ellipse about 22 m.
  • It is the envelope of circles described on the central radii of an ellipse as diameters.
  • The largest is an ellipse of about 60 by 66 ft., but most of the sesi have a diameter of 20-25 ft.
  • The star thus appears to describe a small ellipse in the sky, and the nearer the star, the larger will this ellipse appear.