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synonyms for oval

  • elliptical
  • oblong
  • ovoid
  • egg-shaped
  • ellipsoidal
  • elliptic
  • ooid
  • ovaloid
  • ovate
  • oviform
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During the early Holocene, summers in the northern hemisphere were hotter as the Earth moved in a more oval-shaped orbit, causing larger swings between hot and cold.
EARTH USED TO BE COOLER THAN WE THOUGHT, WHICH CHANGES OUR MATH ON GLOBAL WARMINGPHILIP KIEFERJANUARY 28, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Tracked on a GPS, our path looks like a toddler drawing ovals.
CAN A HUNTER OUTRUN AN ANTELOPE? THIS ULTRA-MARATHONER IS FINDING OUT.BY CHRISTINE PETERSON/OUTDOOR LIFENOVEMBER 23, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
A daring plan for downsizing would mean the end of the global empire of old, but it could ensure that the blue oval survives on what Ford does best.
FORD, JUST ADMIT IT: YOU’RE A TRUCKMAKER NOWSHAWN TULLYSEPTEMBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
The blue oval shows the ring of auroras that continually surround Jupiter’s north pole.
THESE IMAGES EXPOSE THE DARK SIDE OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDECOREY S. POWELLAUGUST 26, 2020NAUTILUS
Then we move forward to take on the sad excuse for a president now occupying the oval office.
BIDEN-HARRIS A HISTORIC, WINNING TICKETPETER ROSENSTEINAUGUST 12, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
In cross-section the burrows varied from round (three inches in diameter) to oval (three inches high and four inches wide).
SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
In the centre of the room is an oval table; some dozen men are sitting at it; as many more stand behind their chairs.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Each contains a single round or oval nucleus, often located eccentrically.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Generally, the ends are rounded and the striations faint, or only irregularly round or oval yellow masses are found.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
They are asymmetrically oval, about 50 in length, and often contain a partially developed embryo.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
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WORDS RELATED TO OVAL

  • auditorium
  • coliseum
  • grandstand
  • oval
  • stadium
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