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oval

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Shapes, patterns, Maths
ovalo‧val /ˈəʊvəl $ ˈoʊ-/ ●○○ noun [countable]  CFCIRCLEa shape like a circle, but wider in one direction than the otherellipticaloval adjective an oval mirror
Examples from the Corpus
ovalFold ends up and over crab mixture, forming an oval.In section each mullion is an asymmetric oval, tapering at one end.When he tried, all he saw in his mind was a blurred grey oval.Notice that the lower oval is smaller than the top one because it is intended to fit inside.No one could have asked for a better final lap over the 1. 527-mile oval at Homestead, Fla.Famie was jigged by the ovals and squares: the modern look of it all.Those composites filled in two of those ovals.On her right wrist, just above her glove, a white oval of skin was exposed to the air.
Oval, thethe OvalOval, the  a famous cricket ground in South London, where important games are played. The last test match (=international game) of the summer is traditionally played at the Oval. compare Lord's
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