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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A closed plane curve resulting from the intersection of a circular cone and a plane cutting completely through it adj. - Rounded like an egg.

Usage examples (32)
  • One worker suggested we call oval-shaped scrap parts huevos, or eggs.
  • Only legacy he can give at this time is to clear the table in oval office for Obama and get out of the way. —
  • To allow a wide hook gap, the top of the oval is flattened, while the rounded bottom acts as a keel to hold the jig upright.
  • Hot chocolate is served at his restaurants in oval-shaped cups tapered at one end called "hug mugs" that are cradled in hands. for more
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