¹ *Source: wiktionary.com*

### Definition of Eccentricities

**1.** eccentricity [n] - See also: eccentricity

### Lexicographical Neighbors of Eccentricities

### Literary usage of Eccentricities

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

**1.** *An Elementary Treatise on Conic Sections* by Charles Smith (1893)

"If however the curve be an hyperbola, a and b have different signs and both
**eccentricities** are real. In any conic, if el and e2 be the two **eccentricities**, ..."**2.** *An Introduction to Astronomy* by Forest Ray Moulton (1916)

"The **eccentricities** of the Planetary Orbits. — The orbits of the original
planetesimals probably had a considerable range of **eccentricities**. ..."**3.** *The Complete Works of Gustave Flaubert: Embracing Romances, Travels* by Gustave Flaubert, Ferdinand Brunetière (1904)

"... the **eccentricities** of the Revolution exceeded his own. After leaving the café,
when they repaired to the Hôtel de Ville to learn the news, ..."**4.** *A Treatise on Astronomy* by John Frederick William Herschel (1851)

"... secular Variations of the **eccentricities** and Perihelia—Motion of the lunar
Apsides—Lagrange's Theorem of the Stability of the **eccentricities**—Nutation of ..."**5.** *Mathematical Theories of Planetary Motions* by Otto Franz Dziobeck, Otto Dziobek, Mark Walrod Harrington, William Joseph Hussey (1892)

"If the **eccentricities** and inclinations are very small, the neglected terms are
also very small, as compared with those not neglected. At the same time, ..."