An ellipsis can be useful to have in a diagram:
I've been asked on several occasions how to make one of these puppies, so I
thought I'd publish the steps I saw one of my coworkers use:
As a side note, I was tempted to title this entry "dot dot dot" until I found the real
name in the dictionary.
1 a : the omission of one or more words that are obviously
understood but that must be supplied to make a construction grammatically
complete b : a sudden leap from one topic to another
2 : marks or a mark (as ... or · or --) indicating an omission (as
of words) or a pause
To think, my English vocabulary is actually improving by maintaining this blog.