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eclipsis

  

      n     (Linguistics)  
1       a rare word for       ellipsis       1  
2    (in Gaelic) phonetic change of an initial consonant under the influence of a preceding word. Unvoiced plosives become voiced, while voiced plosives are changed to nasals  
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ellipsis  
      n   pl   , -ses  
1      (Also called)    eclipsis          omission of parts of a word or sentence  
2      (Printing)   a sequence of three dots (...) indicating an omission in text  
     (C16: from Latin, from Greek elleipsis omission, from elleipein to leave out, from leipein to leave)  


eclipsis         
      n     (Linguistics)  
1       a rare word for       ellipsis       1  
2    (in Gaelic) phonetic change of an initial consonant under the influence of a preceding word. Unvoiced plosives become voiced, while voiced plosives are changed to nasals  

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