- ellipsis (n.)
- 1560s, "an ellipse," from Latin ellipsis, from Greek elleipsis "a falling short, defect, ellipse in grammar," noun of action from elleipein "to fall short, leave out," from en- "in" (see en- (1)) + leipein "to leave" (see relinquish). Grammatical sense in English first recorded 1610s. Related: Elipticity.
- 1. There is an ellipsis of " that " in that sentence.
- 那个句子省略了 " that ".
- 2. In this textbook we will tolerate a certain amount of ellipsis.
- 3. The sentence ` He is dead and I alive'contains an ellipsis, ie of the word ` am '.
- 在Heisdead andI alive 一句中有一处省略, 即am这个词.
- 4. Truncates text that does not fit in the rectangle and adds ellipsis.
- 5. States that a function type does not have ellipsis parameter.
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