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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

adj. - Characterized by extreme economy of expression or omission of superfluous elements; Rounded like an egg; Of a leaf shape.

Usage examples (36)
  • The dialogue is elliptic and full of dark hints
  • Adjective : to converse in elliptical sentences. ,an elliptical prose that is difficult to translate
  • There is something in gauge theory called the elliptic sequence.
  • Certicom specializes in what is called elliptic curve cryptography, which is used to encrypt electronic data. for more
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