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Meaning of "egg-shaped" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EGG-SHAPED

egg-shaped  [ˈɛɡʃeɪpt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EGG-SHAPED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Egg-Shaped is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES EGG-SHAPED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

egg-shaped

Oval

An oval is a closed curve in a plane which "loosely" resembles the outline of an egg. The term is not very specific, but in some areas it is given a more precise definition, which may include either one or two axes of symmetry. In common English, the term is used in a broader sense: any shape which reminds one of an egg. The 3-dimensional version of an oval is called an ovoid.

Definition of egg-shaped in the English dictionary

The definition of egg-shaped in the dictionary is in the shape of an egg.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EGG-SHAPED


almond-shaped
ˈɑːməndˌʃeɪpt
barrel-shaped
ˈbærəlˌʃeɪpt
bell-shaped
ˈbɛlˌʃeɪpt
boat-shaped
ˈbəʊtˌʃeɪpt
brickshaped
ˈbrɪkˌʃeɪpt
cigar-shaped
sɪˈɡɑːˌʃeɪpt
crescent-shaped
ˈkrɛs əntʃeɪpt
diamond-shaped
ˈdaɪəməndˌʃeɪpt
fan-shaped
ˈfænˌʃeɪpt
gourd-shaped
ˈɡʊədˌʃeɪpt
heart-shaped
ˈhɑːtʃeɪpt
L-shaped
ˈɛlʃeɪpt
O-shaped
ˈəʊˌʃeɪpt
onion-shaped
ˈʌnjənˌʃeɪpt
oval-shaped
ˈəʊvəlˌʃeɪpt
pear-shaped
ˈpɛəʃeɪpt
T-shaped
ˈtiːˌʃeɪpt
U-shaped
ˈjuːˌʃeɪpt
V-shaped
ˈviːˌʃeɪpt
wedge-shaped
ˈwɛdʒʃeɪpt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EGG-SHAPED

egg sandwich
egg slice
egg spoon
egg timer
egg tooth
egg white
egg yolk
egg-and-spoon race
egg-binding
egg-bound
egg-slicer
eggar
eggbeater
eggcorn
egger
eggery
eggfruit
egghead
eggheadedness
eggler

WORDS THAT END LIKE EGG-SHAPED

caped
cropped
developed
dropped
equipped
escaped
go pear-shaped
heaped
kidney-shaped
landscaped
shipped
stepped
stopped
striped
swapped
to go pear-shaped
unreaped
unsoaped
well-shaped
wrapped

Synonyms and antonyms of egg-shaped in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «egg-shaped» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EGG-SHAPED

Find out the translation of egg-shaped to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of egg-shaped from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «egg-shaped» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

蛋形
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

forma de huevo
570 millions of speakers

English

egg-shaped
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अंडे के आकार का
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

البيض على شكل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

яйцевидные
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

em forma de ovo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অণ্ডাকৃতি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ovoïde
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berbentuk telur
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

eiförmigen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

卵形の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

달걀 모양의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bentuke endhog
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giống hình trứng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முட்டை வடிவ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अंडी-आकार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yumurta şeklinde
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

a forma di uovo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

jajowate
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

яйцеподібні
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

în formă de ou
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ωοειδής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

eier -vormige
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

äggformad
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

egg- formet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of egg-shaped

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EGG-SHAPED»

The term «egg-shaped» is regularly used and occupies the 88.835 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EGG-SHAPED» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «egg-shaped» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «egg-shaped» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about egg-shaped

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EGG-SHAPED»

Discover the use of egg-shaped in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to egg-shaped and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Goldfish: Everything about Aquariums, Varieties, Care, ...
Egg-shaped. Goldfish. An egg-shaped goldfish has a short, stubby body with a very wide (top to bottom and side to side) head. ln fact, it is difficult to tell where the head stops and the body begins. The entire fish-head and ...
Marshall E. Ostrow, 2003
2
Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 5, Chemistry and ...
The Ching-te-chen 'Egg -Shaped' Kiln ilf ht Described above are the main high- temperature kiln-types found associated with Ching-te-chen's earlier days. Whether each kiln-type was completely replaced by the next seems unlikely.
Rose Kerr, Joseph Needham, Nigel Wood, 2004
3
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
The cardiac silhouette is enlarged (egg shaped) while the mediastinum is narrow (stringlike) due to overlapping aorta and pulmonary trunk. Note the prominent pulmonary vascular congestion characteristic of this disorder. (From Park MK: ...
Steven G. Rothrock, John A. Brennan, 2007
4
Automated Cars Prophesied by William Branham
The technology is now present to help establish these highways. Science will soon accomplish what God foretold. This book explains scientifically how and when science will fulfill this prophecy in the twenty first century.
Leonidas Muganda, Edwin Standley, 2009
5
Waste Water Engineering
EGG SHAPED SEWERS Circular sewers are suitable only where variation in discharge is not large. They are, therefore, suitable with separate sewerage system. In the combined system, the discharge is subject to great variation. The sewer is ...
Dr. B. C. Punmia, Ashok Kr. Jain, Arun Kr. Jain, Dr. B.C. Punmia, Ashok Kr. Jain, 1998
6
Environmental Engineering
(b) Egg-shaped Section: The egg-shaped section sewers may be of two types — normal egg-shaped and inverted egg-shaped. Both the sections are suitable for carrying D.W.F. and combined sewage. Figure 5.2 shows both types of ...
N. N. Basak, 2003
7
Foundations of Biophilosophy
the egg-shaped section while it is only about 4% in the circular section. To produce the same velocity, the circular section would require about 30% more bottom slope than the egg-shaped section. According to Schmidt (1976), the standard ...
Martin Mahner, Mario Bunge, 1997
8
The Egg-shaped Thing
If he is correct, an egg-shaped thing that started as the creation of a group of atomic scientists has now enslaved their minds, and its increasing pulsations may destroy the world by upsetting all known concepts of space and time.
Christopher Hodder-Williams, 1967
9
Beyond 2000 in Computational Geotechnics
Yanting Chang Geton Teknik/Vattenfall Hydropower, Stockholm, Sweden Keywords: smooth yield function, egg-shaped, soil, hardening, softening, cap- model ABSTRACT: This article presents an egg-shaped smooth yield function for  ...
Ronald B.J. Brinkgreve, 1999
10
Popular Science
... there would be seen precisely such a series of egg-shaped clouds, set side by side, as every careful observer of Jupiter with high telescopic powers has from time to time perceived.1 That these egg-shaped clouds are really egg-shaped ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EGG-SHAPED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term egg-shaped is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Betting on the New York Ferris Wheel to Elevate Staten Island's …
The egg-shaped cabins will be attached to the outside of the wheel so that they provide a pilot's-eye view of the city. At the top, their height ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
2
Four Cincinnati ballet dancers headed to China for a dance …
By the end of the week, Santos will be in Beijing, preparing to perform on the massive stage of the egg-shaped National Centre of Performing ... «WCPO, Jul 15»
3
Report finds alien craft sightings DOUBLED in June
The data also reveals that UFO sightings of fireballs are the most common, while egg-shaped craft are the rarest over time. John Nelson ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
4
Meth possession for trafficking condemned
A search found three bags of methamphetamine, weighing 3.6 grams, inside an egg-shaped candy container. Methamphetamine possession ... «Sarnia Observer, Jul 15»
5
Cool Spaces: Celtic tradition set in stone in Slate Belt
... Picasso, who displays some artistic Picasso-style faces when you look at the rock from certain angles; and an egg-shaped stone associated ... «lehighvalleylive.com, Jul 15»
6
JR Fitzpatrick Gears Up For OSCAAR Delaware Date
Delaware could prove to be a handle for several drivers on the tour who have not had the chance to race at the trick, egg-shaped facility. «Inside Track Motorsport News, Jul 15»
7
DU Professor Accuses Maharashtra Govt Of Trying To Kill Him For …
The high-security 'anda' (egg-shaped) cell, where Saibaba was kept is meant for terrorists and Maoists. Describing conditions at the prison, ... «Focus News, Jul 15»
8
It's Worth the Trip: Daggett Rock seems supernatural
... a huge egg-shaped granite boulder split into three large fragments. Rock climbing aficionados from near and far are familiar with the rock as ... «Press Herald, Jul 15»
9
VIDEO: Life With 16 Basenji Puppies
... are from three different litters and full of energy, that is until it's nap time and all of them adorably huddle into an egg-shaped doghouse. «RYOT, Jul 15»
10
Cure artist's block with visualization
Create a unique arrangement of smoothed, egg-shaped stones treated with eye-catching Arrorrya and textured glazes. Placed in a shallow ... «Danville Commercial News, Jul 15»

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