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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A plane figure that deviates from a square or circle due to elongation adj. - Deviating from a square or circle or sphere by being elongated in one direction; Of a leaf shape.

Usage examples (32)
  • The large watermelons are of a slightly oblong shape and possess a dark green rind.
  • The UFO was described as oblong with a curved front and a series of small nozzles at the rear.
  • It was a large mattress with wooden sides, a kind of oblong box with a mattress top.
  • And yeah I think I've seen that - on dial up at home, but I'm guessing its the 'oblong' one? for more
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