ellipsis

Definitions

Electronics

  • A symbol consisting of three dots, …, indicating that there is more to follow. For instance, when viewing a pulldown menu, an ellipsis next to a command or operation indicates that there are further choices available within it.

Media Studies

  • noun a printed mark, either three dots (…) or asterisks (***), indicating that something has been omitted from a text

Publishing

  • noun a series of three dots, used to show that part of a text is missing
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