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o·val

 (ō′vəl)
adj.
1. Resembling an egg in shape.
2. Resembling an ellipse in shape; elliptical.
n.
1. An egg-shaped or elliptical form or figure.
2. An elliptical track, as for racing or athletic events.

[Medieval Latin ōvālis, from Latin ōvum, egg; see awi- in Indo-European roots.]

o′val·ly adv.
o′val·ness n.
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oval

(ˈəʊvəl)
adj
having the shape of an ellipse or ellipsoid
n
anything that is oval in shape, such as a sports ground
[C16: from Medieval Latin ōvālis, from Latin ōvum egg]
ˈovally adv
ˈovalness, ovality n

Oval

(ˈəʊvəl)
n
(Placename) the Oval a cricket ground in south London, in the borough of Lambeth
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o•val

(ˈoʊ vəl)

adj.
1. having the general form or outline of an egg; egg-shaped.
2. ellipsoidal or elliptical.
n.
3. something that is oval in shape or outline.
4. an elliptical field or a field on which an elliptical track is laid out, as for athletic contests.
[1560–70; < New Latin ōvālis= Latin ōv(um) egg1 + -ālis -al1]
o′val•ly, adv.
o′val•ness, o•val′i•ty, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oval - a closed plane curve resulting from the intersection of a circular cone and a plane cutting completely through itoval - 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"
conic, conic section - (geometry) a curve generated by the intersection of a plane and a circular cone
circle - ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point; "he calculated the circumference of the circle"
Adj.1.oval - rounded like an egg
rounded - curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged; "low rounded hills"; "rounded shoulders"
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oval

adjective elliptical, egg-shaped, ovoid, ovate, ellipsoidal, oviform a small oval picture frame
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oval

adjective
Resembling an egg in shape:
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Translations
بَيْضَويبَيْضَوِيٌّشَكْل بَيْضَوي
oválný
oval
soikea
ovalan
oválistojás alakú
egglagaegglaga form
卵形の
타원형의
ovalasovalus
ovāls
owalnyowalowalnaowalne
oválny
ovalen
oval
ซึ่งเป็นรูปไข่
ovaloval bir şekil
có hình trái xoan

oval

[ˈəʊvəl]
A. ADJoval, ovalado
the Oval Office (US) → el Despacho Oval
B. Nóvalo m
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oval

[ˈəʊvəl]
adjovale
novale mOval Office n (US) the Oval Office → le bureau ovale (de la Maison-Blanche)
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oval

adjoval; oval-shapedoval
nOval nt
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oval

[ˈəʊvl] adj & novale (m)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

oval

(ˈəuvəl) adjective
shaped like an egg. an oval table.
noun
an oval shape. He drew an oval.
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oval

بَيْضَوِيٌّ oválný oval oval ωοειδής ovalado soikea oval ovalan ovale 卵形の 타원형의 ovaal oval owalny oval овальный oval ซึ่งเป็นรูปไข่ oval có hình trái xoan 椭圆的
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o·val

a. oval; rel. al óvulo.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

oval

adj (pharm, etc.) oval
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Within milliseconds, an x-ray image of the product is generated, showing all measuring values, such as diameter, ovality, wall thickness and eccentricity.
Modern laser, x-ray and millimeter waves technologies are said to measure precisely and reliably product parameters such as diameter, ovality, wall thickness and eccentricity.
EBK has made significant investments in enhancing pipe end dimensional and shape tolerances, including state-of-the-art laser measurement technologies and a further process of pipe end expansion, which will enhance consistency in areas of ovality and out-of-roundness.
Since 1984, On Line Controls has been the leading supplier of ultra low air pressure regulators which control the air inside of the tube to a set point thereby controlling the size, ovality, and achieving the correct diameter.
It also controls diameter, ovality, and eccentricity.
"Each filament meets the exacting standards for consistent diameter and ovality that are essential to MakeShaper filaments," said Erica Edwards, sales manager for MakeShaper.
An 8% dent with a gouge approximately 10 inches long was dressed to remove stress concentrators and prepared before a single-wrap mold formed the filler material in the dent region, building back the ovality of the pipeline.
Company engineers integrated the micro IRt/c-K into the Ovality Sensor, a one-of-a-kind tool that is fixed to the exterior of the kiln to help extend refractory life by measuring stress in the kiln shell during operation.
It also measures for corrosion, location, and ovality and geometry, but allows Alyeska to inspect facility piping "that isn't piggable in the normal way," Hanson says.
"The biggest advantage we had was that this pipe is very rigid, which is good because Florida DOT projects require you to laser profile and check for joint gaps, cracks and ovality of the pipe," Hazen continued.
This ensures that stringent requirements pertaining to wall thickness and ovality are observed," he added.