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Elliptical

Elliptical

1. Of or pertaining to an ellipse; having the form of an ellipse; oblong, with rounded ends. The planets move in elliptic orbits. (Cheyne)

2. Having a part omitted; as, an elliptical phrase. Elliptic chuck. See Chuck. Elliptic compasses, an instrument arranged for drawing ellipses. Elliptic function.

(Science: mathematics) see integral. Elliptic polarization. See polarization.

Origin: gr., cf. F. Elliptique. See ellipsis.


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Re: CHALLENGE: Why should there be an “origin of species”?

... under right conditions. This is no circle. NOT Circle, CYCLE: Reactants to products to reactants... 3. Planets/orbits/galaxies – all circular/elliptical – point is they have no beginning and no end. LOL I am glad you find it funny. 4. Biochemical pathways are cycles http://homepages.kcbbs.gen.nz/tonyg/pictures/kreb3.gif ...

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by Cat
Sat May 04, 2013 8:30 pm
 
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Re: CHALLENGE: Why should there be an “origin of species”?

... Note: theoretically all reactions are reversible under right conditions. This is no circle. 3. Planets/orbits/galaxies – all circular/elliptical – point is they have no beginning and no end. LOL 4. Biochemical pathways are cycles http://homepages.kcbbs.gen.nz/tonyg/pictures/kreb3.gif ...

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by JackBean
Tue Apr 30, 2013 6:45 pm
 
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CHALLENGE: Why should there be an “origin of species”?

... Note: theoretically all reactions are reversible under right conditions. 3. Planets/orbits/galaxies – all circular/elliptical – point is they have no beginning and no end. 4. Biochemical pathways are cycles http://homepages.kcbbs.gen.nz/tonyg/pictures/kreb3.gif Those ...

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by Cat
Sun Apr 28, 2013 5:43 pm
 
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Irrefutable Facts Against Evolution

... up with, but a response to Gavin's video. Basically, our present path around the sun aides in the passage of seasons. As we know, the path is elliptical and, at both far ends of the ellipse, we move farther away from the sun. However, this is not what I am referring to. I will make myself ...

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by Tomn
Mon Nov 07, 2011 8:37 pm
 
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Theories - Origin of Life

... Well, actually, I'm not against accretion. Central hyper-astroid initially formed from the stars - the white giants that - the main population of elliptical galaxies. Such stars - pure hydrogen-helium white giants, as these galaxies formed by accretion (in my opinion). And later in the centers ...

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by LeoPol
Wed Oct 05, 2011 7:17 am
 
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