Definitions for "Elliptical orbit"
An orbit with the shape of a geometrical ellipse. All orbits are elliptical or hyperbolic, with the Sun occupying one focus.
an oval shaped orbit, the shape of which is caused by the gravitational interaction of to two or more revolving bodies.
An elliptical orbit is an orbit that traces out an ellipse as the orbiter rotates around another body (which is located at one focus of the ellipse).