An ellipsis can also be used to indicate the ommission or suppression of a word or phrase.
Latin ellpsis, from Greek elleipsis, from elleipein, to fall short.
"Why don't you just .... off!"
A series of three or more periods. This usually indicates a pause or silence, or is used when a sentence is left incomplete. Common in text-based conversations.
Jake: Well, I was going to do my homework, but...
Mom: But what?
*finds the definition*
kaila: "WTF OMFG, ARE YOU FUCKING KIDDING ME? THATS ALL IT MEANS? UGH! FUCK MY LIFE!"
the other taylor: "you should stock your women 7 times a week because im bo yo and ill give you monthly ellipsis"
Guy 1: Whoa, what's her problem?
Guy 2: She's being a megabitch because she's on her ellipsis.
Girl: WHAT THE FUCK DID YOU SAY? *starts bawling uncontrollably*
The omission of a word or phrase necessary for a complete syntactical construction but not necessary for understanding.
ellipsis: "when you double-click the link..."