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Adjective: oval  ow-vul
  1. Rounded like an egg
    "I think the oval bodies may probably turn out to be eggs of some small animals";
    - egg-shaped, elliptic, elliptical, oval-shaped, ovate, oviform, ovoid, prolate
Noun: oval  ow-vul
  1. A closed plane curve resulting from the intersection of a circular cone and a plane cutting completely through it
    "the sums of the distances from the foci to any point on an oval is constant";
    - ellipse

Derived forms: ovals

See also: rounded

Type of: conic, conic section

Encyclopedia: Oval, Pennsylvania