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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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Shape Sex Total Male n (%) Female n (%) Egg-shaped 18 (12%) 13 (8.67%) 31 (20.67%) Heptagonal 17 (11.33%) 11 (7.33%) 28 (18.67%) Hexagonal 14 (9.33%) 10 (6.67%) 24 (16%) Irregular 6 (4%) 7 (4.67%) 13 (8.67%) Oval 1 (0.67%) 1 (0.67%) 2 (1.33%) Pentagonal 13 (8.67%) 7 (4.67%) 20 (13.33%) Round 11 (7.33%) 3 (2%) 14 (0.93%) Tetragonal 13 (8.67%) 5 (3.33%) 18 (12%) Total 93 (62%) 57 (38%) 150 (100%) p value 0.736 Table II.
These tanks, however, are not egg-shaped or treated in the same way.
Yield: 2 dozen cookies MATERIALS NEEDED: * Egg-shaped cookie cutter * Reusable stencils * Small stencil brushes * Shimmer Dust in bright colors DIRECTIONS: 1.
However, one day he finds an egg-shaped object on the floor of his sty.
The Kamado Smoker & Grill does require a Kamado-style smoker to be successful, but any who aspire to own this egg-shaped Japanese unit will be delighted to have a cookbook devoted to its possibilities.
It's a beautiful garden scene and is on the wall near the egg-shaped staircase.
The world's favourite egg-shaped chocolate is Cadbury's Creme Egg and more than 500 million are made a year in Birmingham.
The diamond was sold to a phone bidder at the Sotheby's auction for 30.6million dollars, while the earlier estimates valued the finest of its kind ever egg-shaped stone at 28-35 million dollars.
The galaxy NGC 2936 (top curved form) was once a spiral like the Milky Way, until the gravitational pull from the egg-shaped galaxy NGC 2937 (oval at bottom) warped it into avian form.
The Hankyu department store in Osaka's Umeda district offers jewelry, including an egg-shaped accessory by the jeweler Links of London that was worn by the duchess at the time of the couple's engagement announcement.
Pursuant to the contract, Insituform will rehabilitate over 9 miles of 12-inch to 42-inch diameter wastewater pipelines with its cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) technology, that will include egg-shaped brick pipeline sections that are about 100 years old, the company stated.
EASTER has come early for fans of egg-shaped objects as oval-ball action overshadows the association football this weekend.