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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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pMIC = 0.06413 (log P) - 0.009411 (SAS) - 0.003046 (MW) + 8.615 (Ovality) - 0.02413 (MR) - 4.57, N = 7, [R.sup.2] = 0.921, [R.sup.2.sub.adj] = 0.529, Press = 0.00000025, [Q.sup.2] = 0.999, F = 2.35, S = 0.188.
The visual assessment of the sample included the analysis of several characteristics that are likely to influence mechanical response of the utility poles, namely, diameter, ovality, taper, knots, slope of grain, and growth rate.
The measured ovality of the inner surface geometry is in the range of millimetres instead of tens of micrometres that is the tolerance for outer geometry.
The chosen non-alternant polyarenes were of relatively similar surface, volume, ovality and ionisation potential, but with increasing lipid affinity as indicated by their octanol-water partition coefficients, [K.sub.ow], which increase from carbazole to dibenzofuran, to fluorene, to dibenzothiophene (Table 1).
The stress calculations help us explain ovality and tearing.
Tenders are invited for in situ repair of ovality of coupling holes of turbine shaft at runner end of generating unit 3 of nimoo bazgo power station
For quality control during the extrusion of hoses and tubes, the X-Ray 6000 continuously provides data for inner and outer diameter, wall thickness, ovality and eccentricity to ensure that the required product specifications are met, according to the company.
It accommodates much larger pipeline ovality than traditional welded tees as well.
The purpose of using Ultrasonic Intelligent Pigging is to measure wall thickness, to inspect erosion both inside and outside the pipe, as well as to record significant information, such as pipeline length, ovality and other information as requested by the client.
If the diameter is oversized, or the ovality (roundness) varies, filament can misfeed or even jam in the feeder.
The new benchtop machine offers a multitude of advanced features including innovative inserts which have the ability to reduce ovality in pipe and fittings.