Associations to the word «Oval»


OVAL, noun. A shape rather like an egg or an ellipse.
OVAL, noun. A sporting arena etc. of this shape.
OVAL, adjective. Having the shape of an oval.
OVAL, adjective. Of or pertaining to an ovum.
OVAL, proper noun. (cricket) (with The) A cricket ground in South London.
OVAL OFFICE, proper noun. The official office of the President of the United States, located in the West Wing of the White House.
OVAL WINDOW, noun. Vestibular window

Dictionary definition

OVAL, noun. 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".
OVAL, adjective. Rounded like an egg.

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.