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Adjective
/ˈōvəl/,
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Having a rounded and slightly elongated outline or shape, like that of an egg,
  1. Having a rounded and slightly elongated outline or shape, like that of an egg
    • - her smooth oval face
    • - the game with the oval ball
Noun
  1. A body, object, or design with such a shape or outline
    • - cut out two small ovals from the felt
  2. An oval playing field or racing track


  1. egg-shaped: rounded like an egg
  2. ellipse: 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 ellipse is constant"
  3. In technical drawing, an oval (from Latin ovum, 'egg') is a figure constructed from two pairs of arcs, with two different radii (see image on the right). The arcs are joined at a point, in which lines tangential to both joining arcs lie on the same line, thus making the joint smooth. ...
  4. Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language (OVAL) is an international, information security, community standard to promote open and publicly available security content, and to standardize the transfer of this information across the entire spectrum of security tools and services. ...
  5. Oval is an electronic music group founded in Germany in 1991.
  6. In mathematics, an oval in a projective plane of order q is a set of q+1 points, no three collinear. In other words, an oval is a (q+1,2)-arc. Ovals in the Desarguesian projective plane PG(2,q) for q odd are just the nonsingular conics. Ovals in PG(2,q) for q even have not yet been classified. ...
  7. Mini-Cons are a human-sized race and faction of power-enhancing transforming robots in the universe and its sequels, one of the assorted universes in Transformers fiction. ...
  8. The Brit Oval, still commonly referred to by its original name of The Oval, is an international cricket ground in Kennington, in the London Borough of Lambeth. In the past it was also sometimes called the Kennington Oval. ...
  9. A cricket ground in South London
  10. A shape rather like an egg or an ellipse; A sporting arena etc. of this shape; Having the shape of an oval
  11. (Ovals) Colloquial term for tires. Wide Ovals are wide tread tires.
  12. (ovals) The bugs that replaced the split-window bugs starting in March 1953 and continuing to the end of model year 1957, when the cool oval shaped rear window was redesigned and replaced by a much larger piece of glass.
  13. (ovals) marble chips that have been tumbled until a smooth oval shape has resulted.
  14. broadly elliptic, narrowing somewhat from middle to rounded ends.
  15. broadly elliptical (see pictorial glossary).
  16. A circular or elliptical shape defined by the bounding rectangle that encloses it. Source: NPG
  17. egg-shaped, with the broadest part in the middle
  18. a unipartite panel of oval shape. Such a panel is sometimes described as a roundel .
  19. Draws a brace over the argument. Can be used in displaystyle with superscript to label formulae. See Advanced Mathematics.
  20. An oval-shaped track such as the old configuration at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
  21. Twice as long as broad, widest at the middle, both ends rounded.
  22. Similar to a round cut, but more elongated and 56 facets.
  23. A plane figure resembling the longitudinal section of egg ; or elliptical in shape.
  24. (OH-val) -- Having parts like a thickened ellipse.
  25. a common shape of silencer. Popular because it offers maximum capacity in the silencer chamber, but does not affect ground clearance as much as a round can when the bike is banked over.