### What does **ovoid** mean?

## Definitions for **ovoid**ˈoʊ vɔɪd

#### Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word **ovoid**.

### Princeton's WordNet

ovoid(adj)

an egg-shaped object

egg-shaped, elliptic, elliptical, oval, oval-shaped, ovate, oviform, ovoid, prolate(adj)

rounded like an egg

### Wiktionary

ovoid(Noun)

Something that is oval in shape.

ovoid(Adjective)

Shaped like an oval.

ovoid(Adjective)

Egg-shaped; shaped like an oval, but more tapered at one end; ovate.

### Freebase

Ovoid

In the projective space PG, with q a prime power greater than 2, an ovoid is a set of points, no three of which are collinear. When the largest set of non-collinear points has size eight and is the complement of a plane. An important example of an ovoid in any finite projective three-dimensional space are the points of an elliptic quadric. When q is odd or, no ovoids exist other than the elliptic quadrics. When another type of ovoid can be constructed : the Tits ovoid, also known as the Suzuki ovoid. It is conjectured that no other ovoids exist in PG. Through every point P on the ovoid, there are exactly tangents, and it can be proven that these lines are exactly the lines through P in one specific plane through P. This means that through every point P in the ovoid, there is a unique plane intersecting the ovoid in exactly one point. Also, if q is odd or every plane which is not a tangent plane meets the ovoid in a conic.

### Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

Ovoid

**-al**, ō′void, -al,*adj.*oval: egg-shaped.—*n.*an egg-shaped body. [L.*ovum*, egg, Gr.*eidos*, form.]

### Numerology

Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of ovoid in Chaldean Numerology is:

**7**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of ovoid in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**2**

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# Translations for **ovoid**

### From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

- ovoideCatalan, Valencian
- oval, ovoideSpanish
- munanmuotoinen, ovoidi, munaFinnish
- ovoïdeFrench
- ovoideItalian

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