Definitions for "Ellipsis"
Omission; a figure of syntax, by which one or more words, which are obviously understood, are omitted; as, the virtues I admire, for, the virtues which I admire.
a printing symbol, usually three periods in a row (. . .), indicating the omission of some part of a text; -- used commonly in quotations, so as to suppress words not essential to the meaning. A long dash (---) and three asterisks (* * *) are sometimes used with the same meaning.
refers to the omitting words from a sentence/paragraph. It is common in transcripts of conversations and is sometimes indicated by ...
Keywords:  pause, delayed, intentional
a delayed, intentional pause
An ellipse.