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Adjective: oblong  'ób,long [N. Amer], 'ób,lóng [Brit]
  1. (of a leaf shape) having a somewhat elongated form with approximately parallel sides
  2. Deviating from a square, circle or sphere by being elongated in one direction
Noun: oblong  'ób,long [N. Amer], 'ób,lóng [Brit]
  1. A plane figure that deviates from a square or circle due to elongation

Derived forms: oblongs

See also: long, simple, unsubdivided

Type of: plane figure, two-dimensional figure

Encyclopedia: Oblong, Illinois