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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.
From hyper- + ellipse. (Wiktionary)