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Noun: ellipsis (ellipses)  i'lip-sis
  1. Omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences
    - eclipsis
  2. A set of three dots (…), or corresponding symbol or mark, used to indicate that words have been omitted

Type of: deletion, omission

Encyclopedia: Ellipsis