English version

ovoid

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Shapes, patterns
ovoido‧void /ˈəʊvɔɪd $ ˈoʊ-/ adjective formal 🔊 🔊 CFshaped like an eggovoid noun [countable]
Examples from the Corpus
ovoidAlready, the rails were softening, the circular tube was becoming ovoid.Set over four exciting levels, Crystal Kingdom Dizzy has our ovoid hero seeking the three treasures of Zeffar.The platform was dead black - an ovoid perhaps a hundred metres long by fifty in circumference.It demanded a leafy, abundant, ovoid religion, not a stony, nomadic, ascetic religion.Rather than wandering around aimlessly, the ovoid twosome decided to visit a nearby castle to obtain directions.He possibly held that the universe was slightly ovoid, with a crystalline outer shell to which the stars were attached.
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