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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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The western boundary of the oval is ringed by 12 mature eucalypts.
Adelaide Oval Express services have been hugely successful for the many events already held so far at the Oval.
at 0.89 [micro]m wavelength, record reflective high-altitude hazes, and certain anticyclonic ovals are always bright in methane-band images due to their elevated cloud caps: notably the Great Red Spot (GRS) and the great S.
Jus-Rol is expanding its hugely popular frozen pastry shapes range with a new shortcrust oval.
THE BIG NEWS on Jupiter this year was the morphing of the white oval known as BA into a miniature version of the Great Red Spot (GRS).
Next, each child used a small piece of modeling clay to create the oval's 3-D counterpart--the "egg shape." Following this tactile experience, the children were better prepared to begin drawing their ovals on a sheet of white
Called Oval BA, the new red spot is about as wide as Earth.
BONUS How many ovals in all contain statements about normal brain function?
The Ultimate Shirt Hanger ($3.99) includes top notches to hang shoulder straps on; bottom hooks for accessories such as necklaces, purse straps, belts, etc.; and an oval for scarves and/or ties.
Each storm, imaged with the Hubble Space Telescope and ground-based detectors, resembles a white oval and covers an area half the size of Earth.
Some of these particles stream down Earth's magnetic field lines into two large oval regions near Earth's poles.
Ovals, or ellipses, follow a simple mathematical principle.