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English adjective: oval

1. oval rounded like an egg

Synonymsegg-shaped, elliptic, elliptical, oval-shaped, ovate, oviform, ovoid, prolate


Antonymsangulate, angular

English noun: oval

1. oval (shape) a closed plane curve resulting from the intersection of a circular cone and a plane cutting completely through it

SamplesThe sums of the distances from the foci to any point on an ellipse is constant.


Broader (hypernym)conic, conic section

Narrower (hyponym)circle

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