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[ih-lip-tis-i-tee, el-ip-, ee-lip-] /ɪ lɪpˈtɪs ɪ ti, ˌɛl ɪp-, ˌi lɪp-/

the degree of divergence of an ellipse from a circle.
/ɪlɪpˈtɪsɪtɪ; ˌɛl-/
the degree of deviation from a circle or sphere of an elliptical or ellipsoidal shape or path, measured as the ratio of the major to the minor axes


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