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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The property possessed by a round shape that is flattened at the poles.

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  • This law, deduced, was the immediate path to the law of orbital ellipticity.
  • (Sometimes circularity is called or confused with ellipticity, but I prefer the former.)
  • Croll on the reverse of seasons every 10,500 years during certain periods of high ellipticity of the earth's orbit.
  • He granted that the proposition connected mathematically the inverse square law to the ellipticity of the course of the planets. for more
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