Definitions for ovalˈoʊ vəl
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word oval
a closed plane curve resulting from the intersection of a circular cone and a plane cutting completely through it
"the sums of the distances from the foci to any point on an ellipse is constant"
egg-shaped, elliptic, elliptical, oval, oval-shaped, ovate, oviform, ovoid, prolate(adj)
rounded like an egg
A shape rather like an egg or an ellipse.
A sporting arena etc. of this shape.
Having the shape of an oval.
A cricket ground in South London.
An oval is a closed curve in a plane which "loosely" resembles the outline of an egg. The term is not very specific, but in some areas it is given a more precise definition. In common English, the term is used in a broader sense; any shape which reminds one of an egg. The 3-dimensional version of an oval is called an ovoid.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We need an experienced, tested decision-maker in the Oval Office.
The world looks very different from the Oval Office than it does from the campaign trail.
I have known Hillary for a long time, there is no one I trust more to sit in the Oval Office.
What you need to do in the Oval Office is rein this government in. Stop running up so much debt.
You really have to experience the feeling of being with the president in the oval office. ... It's a disease I came to call Ovalitis.
Translations for oval
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- উপবৃত্তাকার, ডিম্বাকারBengali
- oval, ovularCatalan, Valencian
- ovalado, óvalo, ovalSpanish
- סגלגל, אובליHebrew
- tumaasaavoqKalaallisut, Greenlandic
- 달걀꼴, 타원형, 타원Korean
- ovaal, eivormigDutch
- owalny, owalPolish
- ovalado, oval, ovoide, ovularPortuguese
- овал, овальныйRussian
- duara dafuSwahili
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