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Word: ellipsis

Definition: omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses


Sentences Containing 'ellipsis'

A special case of line breaking rules in CJK, however, always applies: line wrap must never occur inside the CJK dash and ellipsis.
An oval is never mistaken for a circle, nor an hyperbola for an ellipsis.
The ellipsis of "to" and "tte" happens only before two verbs: "iu/yuu" (say) and "omou" (think).

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