ellipsograph definition

  • noun:
    • A mechanical instrument regularly track on an ellipse. Placed on draw, cut, etc mathematically proper ellipses (versus basic ovals).
    • a guitar for describing ellipses; -- called additionally trammel.
    • An instrument for describing ellipses; a trammel. Also elliptograph.
    • A mechanical tool used to locate aside an ellipse. Put on draw, reduce, etc mathematically proper ellipses (as opposed to basic ovals).
    • a musical instrument for describing ellipses; -- called also trammel.
    • An instrument for describing ellipses; a trammel. In addition elliptograph.

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