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o·val

(ō'văl),
1. Relating to an ovum.
2. Egg-shaped, resembling in outline the longitudinal section of an egg.

oval

(ō′văl) [L. ovalis, egg-shaped]
1. Pert. to an ovum.
2. Shaped like an egg or an ellipse, esp. with one end larger than the other; elliptical.
3. Something shaped like an oval.
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But is their utility based on the egg shape, or is it because they are constructed with concrete?
Sarica and Erensayin (2009) informed that a normal standard egg has between 72 and 76 in egg shape index.
Y = dependent variable (egg breadth egg length egg surface area egg shape index and egg volume)
In the scientific analysis, a mathematical formula was used to determine and describe all possible egg shapes, and real eggs were then plotted into this "egg morphospace"; in simple terms, as Vicens points out "dinosaur eggs tend to be more elongate and less rounded than birds eggs.
This mechanistic approach to shape has a long history in biology, and our work suggests how tinkering with just two functional forms could allow evolution to move through the two-dimensional morphospace of egg shapes.
Because the whole egg is still liquid, the chocolate surrounds the filling and completes the egg shape," says Mr Bilsborough
And even those that survive the clumping tend to take more of an egg shape than a ball shape.
Place the egg shapes on top of each other with the decorated side facing up and attach together at the bottom of the egg shape using a paper fastener.
Roll the marzipan into small egg shapes, and place on the biscuits.
99, are available in stars and hearts year-round and in egg shapes for Easter and ghosts for Halloween.
Participants will be able to decorate eggs and egg shapes at the event on Wednesday, March 9.
Spray egg shapes of pan with cooking oil spray, and spoon batter into egg shapes, filling each two-thirds full.