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/ōˈvāSHən/,
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ovations, plural;
  1. A sustained and enthusiastic show of appreciation from an audience, esp. by means of applause
    • - the performance received a thundering ovation
  2. A processional entrance into Rome by a victorious commander, of lesser honor than a triumph


  1. enthusiastic recognition (especially one accompanied by loud applause)
  2. (ovate) of a leaf shape; egg-shaped with the broader end at the base
  3. (ovate) egg-shaped: rounded like an egg
  4. The ovation (ovatio) was a lower form of the Roman triumph. Ovations were granted, when war was not declared between enemies on the level of states, when an enemy was considered basely inferior (slaves, pirates) or when the general conflict was resolved with little to no bloodshed or danger to ...
  5. Ovation - Russian National Music Award in the field of entertainment and popular music.
  6. Ovation is a television channel that airs programming dedicated to the arts and contemporary culture. It features programming devoted to performance, people, art, music and film. In addition, Ovation features in-depth profiles on various artists and performers, Arts news from the U. ...
  7. (Ovate) 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. ...
  8. (Ovates) The earliest Latin writers used vates to denote "prophets" and soothsayers in general; the word fell into disuse in Latin until it was revived by Virgil . Thus Ovid could describe himself as the vates of Eros (Amores 3.9).
  9. prolonged enthusiastic applause; a victory ceremony of less importance than a triumph
  10. (Ovate) shaped like an egg, with the narrow end at the apex
  11. (Ovate) Shaped like the longitudinal section of an egg, with the broad end at the base.
  12. (Ovate) Egg-shaped in outline, broadest below the middle.
  13. (Ovate) oval,egg-shaped in outline. (Term used for plane surfaces.)
  14. (Ovate) Broader at one end than the other, like the lengthwise cross-section of an egg; attached at the wider end.
  15. (ovate) Egg-shaped (i.e., widest below the middle) in two dimensions (i.e., in one plane), as a leaf. (see ovoid)
  16. (OVATE) (in Hosta) leaves egg-shaped.
  17. (Ovate) A leaf with an oval or egg shape, slightly wider at the bottom near the stem.
  18. (Ovate) Refers to leaves that are egg-shaped and widest near the base.
  19. (Ovate) Rounded at both ends; broadest below the middle. Often used to describe the shape of some plant leaves.
  20. (Ovate) The seers and "fortune-tellers" or diviners of Druidism.
  21. (ovate) (leaf): an elongated circle (an ellipse) but with the widest point nearer to the point of attachment, not midway between the ends.
  22. (ovate) 2D shape—egg-shaped in outline, generally with attachment at or near the broad end. (compare obovate) See Shape Comparison Sheet.
  23. (ovate) a 2-dimensional shape; resembling a section through the long axis of an egg, attached near the broader end and with a length:breadth ratio between 3:2 and 2:1. cf. narrowly, broadly
  24. (ovate) a type of leaf. See illustration.
  25. (Ovates) The Druid caste was broken down into three areas: that of Ovate, Bard, and Druid. Ovate or Vates, as they are also often referred, were the young students who were in the first stage of the Druidic Philosophical Priesthood. ...