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Face shape

Geometry's _____ of Cassini



Race track feature

Race track

Track shape

___ Office

Race site

Derby track

Face's shape, approximately

Race track shape

Model train layout, often

Like an oxeye window

Skating rink, e.g.

Decorative window shape

Geometry's ___ of Cassini

Planetary path


Site for a race

Race place

Racer's path


Aqueduct, e.g.

Place for a run

White House office shape

Egg shape

Lap path, perhaps

Lionel track layout, maybe

Certain coffee table shape

Oxeye window shape

Stadium shape, maybe

Caplet shape

Indy path

Certain window shape

Shape of the president's office

Many a toy train track

Like some picture frames

Orbital path, usually


Like Poe's "Portrait"


Like one White House office

Frame shape


Horse course

Lionel layout, maybe

Like the president's office

The White House's ___ Office

Like most cameos


Lionel train layout, maybe

Like many a clothes basket

Like Ford's logo

Picture frame shape

Locket shape

Like some lockets

Racetrack shape

Like "O"

Running track

Like the rim of an eyecup

Eyecup's shape

Lionel train layout, often

Amphitheater shape

Eyeglass lens shape

Zero, e.g.


Like olives

Indianapolis 500 track, e.g.

Like the Ford logo

Like many lockets

Like skating rinks, typically

Like faces, typically

Cameo shape

Nascar circuit

One of three in Toyota's logo


Like the leaves of a trailing arbutus

Dove soap shape

Track, often

Ayaan Hirsi ___, author of "Infidel"

Track figure

Speed skater's path

42-Across shape

Speed-skating venue

Zero, for one

Like the heads of many hairbrushes

Squished circle

Track type

Not quite circular

Cricket field shape

London cricket ground, with "the"

Like the Kia logo

Like O's in most typefaces

A closed plane curve resulting from the intersection of a circular cone and a plane cutting completely through it

Washington office


Course for a horse

Like an oeil-de-boeuf

Shaped like a certain D.C. office

White House office

Avocado's shape

Famed office

Gem shape


Office in Washington

Kumquat's shape

Football shape

Place-mat shape, often

Stadium shape

Office on the Potomac

Yale Bowl, e.g.

Sports site

Athletic field

Orbit shape

A White House office

Presidential office

Athletic arena


White House's ___ Office

Paramecium's shape

Window shape, maybe

Flattened circle

Race form


Office for Bush

Humpty Dumpty's form

Shaped like a stadium

Diamond category

Like most race tracks

Like a famous office

Elongated circle

Place for a race

O, e.g.

Flattened figure

Shape of a famed office

Athletic track

Palette shape

Indy's track, for one

Shape of Pasadena's stadium

Shaped like a White House room

Competitive setting

Well-known office

Raceway shape

Football or track

Shape of an abalone shell

Harvard Stadium, e.g.

Shape of Malta

Bathtub shape

White House room

Like an egg

Sports field

Certain stadium

Pimlico shape

Rose Bowl, for one

Miler's milieu


Like a teardrop

Imperfect circle

Word definitions for oval in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES Oval Office round/oval/square ▪ Her face was round and jolly. PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES the Oval Office EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ Famie was jigged by the ovals and squares: the modern look of it all. ▪ Fold ends up and...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Oval \O"val\, a. [F. ovale, fr. L. ovum egg. Cf. Egg , Ovum .] Of or pertaining to eggs; done in the egg, or inception; as, oval conceptions. [Obs.] Having the figure of an egg; oblong and curvilinear, with one end broader than the other, or with both ends...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
a. 1 Having the shape of an oval. 2 Of or pertaining to an ovum. n. 1 A shape rather like an egg or an ellipse. 2 A sporting arena etc. of this shape.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1570s, from Modern Latin ovalis "egg-shaped" (source of French oval , 1540s), literally "of or pertaining to an egg," from Latin ovum "egg" (see ovary ). The classical Latin word was ovatus .

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. 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" [syn: ellipse ]

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
An oval is a curve resembling an egg or an ellipse. Oval may also refer to: Oval (projective plane) Oval (musical project) , German electronic music Adelaide Oval , a cricket ground Australian rules football playing field Cassini oval Cricket oval Guidant...

Usage examples of oval.

The little masses of aggregated matter are of the most diversified shapes, often spherical or oval, sometimes much elongated, or quite irregular with thread or necklacelike or clubformed projections.

Verduin instinctively glanced through the small oval porthole on his left to make sure that Akers was standing there.

The survey of the Egyptian officers shows an oval extending from north-west to south-east, with four baylets or bulges in the northern shore.

All links between the Bianco crime family and the Oval Office had now been cut.

It was a biplane, a wood-framed oval fuselage covered in doped fabric, with similar wings joined by wires and struts.

After the canister was dropped, it would open in midair and the bomblets would disperse into an oval pattern.

It had a long oval shape, sharp edges, was roughly flattened on the outside with a smooth inner bulbar face, and was slightly thicker at the end that was struck, diminishing to a thin section at the other.

The upper part of the cochlea, which leads from the stapes and the oval window, consists of two tubes, the vestibular canal and the cochlear canal, separated by a very thin membrane.

The sound waves entering the cochlea by way of the oval window travel through the fluid above the basilar membrane.

It is a black-brown liquor, secreted by a small gland into an oval pouch, and through a connecting duct is ejected at will by the cuttle fish which inhabits the seas of Europe, especially the Mediterranean.

Gesturing at the stage, she nodded, and Fayne caught a glimpse of the pale oval of her face and shadowed eyes.

They were round or oval, frames of wicker and shaped wood covered in hide and painted in gaudy shapes, the swastika-like fylfot, or animals.

Myriad white beeswax candles in branched candelabra reflected in fanciful epergnes of crystal or silvered basketwork, golden salvers lifted on pedestals and filled with sweetmeats or condiments, sets of silver spice-casters elaborately gadrooned, their fretted lids decorated with intricately pierced patterns, crystal cruets of herbal vinegars and oils, porcelain mustard pots with a blue underglaze motif of starfish, oval dish-supports with heating-lamps underneath, mirrored plateaux and low clusters of realistic flowers and leaves made from silk.

Convinced that foreign interests were financing the antiwar movement, on June 5, 1970, he met in the Oval Office with Vice Admiral Noel Gayler, who was then the director of NSA, and the chiefs of the CIA, DIA, and FBI.

Far above them, the mouth of the tunnel was a blue-white oval, like some eerie, gibbous moon, and as they watched, its light faded, faded, and was gone.