oval definition

  • adjective:
    • Resembling an egg fit.
    • Resembling an ellipse in form; elliptical.
    • Having the shape of an oval.
    • Of or related to an ovum.
    • Of or pertaining to eggs; done in the egg, or creation.
    • Having the figure of an egg; oblong and curvilinear, with one end broader versus various other, or with both stops around the same breadth; in popular consumption, elliptical.
    • Broadly elliptical.
    • curved like an egg
  • noun:
    • An egg-shaped or elliptical kind or figure.
    • An elliptical track, as for rushing or sports events.
    • A shape instead like an egg or an ellipse.
    • A sporting arena an such like. with this form.
    • A body or figure in the form of an egg, or popularly, of an ellipse.
    • A figure in basic shape of the lengthwise overview of an egg, or resembling the longitudinal element of an egg.
    • a thing that has such a shape, as a plot of floor, or an open devote a city: as, Berkeley oval; “The Oval” at Kensington, London.
    • especially, same as cartouche, 4.
    • See the adjectives.
    • particularly, in athletics, an elliptical industry, or one which an elliptical track is organized.
    • a closed plane curve resulting from the intersection of a circular cone and a plane cutting completely through it
  • others:
    • Of or pertaining to an egg.
    • obtaining the form of or resembling the longitudinal section of an egg; ergo, elliptical.
    • In zoology and botany, broadly elliptical, or elliptical using the breadth significantly more than half the length.
    • Of, pertaining to, or utilized in an ovation: as, triumphal, oval, and municipal crowns.

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