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  • n. A superellipse: a curve in two dimensions of a certain type, a generalization of the ellipse.
  • n. Specifically, a superellipse with an exponent (shape parameter) greater than that of the ellipse (two).
  • n. A multi-dimensional manifold of a certain type, a generalization of the ellipse and ellipsoid.

Etymologies

From hyper- +‎ ellipse. (Wiktionary)

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