ELLIPSIS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ELLIPSIS
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ellipsis
 n.  omission of words from text; mark or series of marks used in writing to indicate omission
Classic Sentence:
1  The ellipsis is the zig-zag of the phrase.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER I—HISTORY OF CORINTHE FROM ITS FOUNDATION
Example Sentence:
1  Sometimes an ellipsis can lead to a dangling modifier, as in the sentence "Once dressed, you should refrigerate the potato salad.".