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I'll get to the oval three hours beforehand and warm up for about 45 minutes off the ice. Then I'll stretch and get on the ice for 20 minutes. I'll cool down, then relax, close my eyes and think about what I need to do.
Brittany Bowe

Meaning of "oval" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD OVAL

From Medieval Latin ōvālis, from Latin ōvum egg.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF OVAL

oval  [ˈəʊvəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OVAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oval can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES OVAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

oval

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 oval in the English dictionary

The definition of oval in the dictionary is having the shape of an ellipse or ellipsoid. Other definition of oval is anything that is oval in shape, such as a sports ground.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OVAL


approval
əˈpruːvəl
arrival
əˈraɪvəl
carnival
ˈkɑːnɪvəl
civil
ˈsɪvəl
devil
ˈdɛvəl
evil
ˈiːvəl
festival
ˈfɛstɪvəl
interval
ˈɪntəvəl
level
ˈlɛvəl
marvel
ˈmɑːvəl
medieval
ˌmɛdɪˈiːvəl
naval
ˈneɪvəl
novel
ˈnɒvəl
removal
rɪˈmuːvəl
revival
rɪˈvaɪvəl
rival
ˈraɪvəl
semioval
ˌsɛmɪˈəʊvəl
suboval
sʌbˈəʊvəl
survival
səˈvaɪvəl
travel
ˈtrævəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OVAL

ova
Oval Office
oval-shaped
ovalbumin
ovality
ovally
ovalness
ovals of Cassini
Ovambo
ovarial
ovarian
ovarian cancer
ovariectomies
ovariectomised
ovariectomized
ovariectomy
ovaries
ovariole
ovariotomies
ovariotomist

WORDS THAT END LIKE OVAL

archival
aval
confidence interval
disapproval
estival
film festival
fringe festival
gingival
hair removal
information retrieval
larval
Laval
music festival
orval
Percival
primeval
retrieval
Spring Festival
the Oval
upheaval

Synonyms and antonyms of oval in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «OVAL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «oval» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of oval

Translation of «oval» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OVAL

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

Translator English - Chinese

椭圆的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ovalado
570 millions of speakers

English

oval
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अंडाकार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بَيْضَوِيٌّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

овальный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

oval
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উপবৃত্তাকার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

oval
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bujur
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

oval
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

卵形の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

타원형의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Oval
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

có hình trái xoan
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஓவல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अंडाकार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

oval
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ovale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

owalny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

овальний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

oval
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ωοειδής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ovaal
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oval
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oval
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oval

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OVAL»

The term «oval» is very widely used and occupies the 3.421 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OVAL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «oval» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «oval» 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 oval

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2 QUOTES WITH «OVAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word oval.
1
Brittany Bowe
I'll get to the oval three hours beforehand and warm up for about 45 minutes off the ice. Then I'll stretch and get on the ice for 20 minutes. I'll cool down, then relax, close my eyes and think about what I need to do.
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Charlie Kimball
I have a routine for a day I'm in the office and not really physically active. Or a day when I'm in the gym once or in the gym twice. Then I've got a road course routine and an oval routine because they're different physically.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OVAL»

Discover the use of oval in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oval and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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In the Shadow of the Oval Office: Profiles of the National ...
This book is a fascinating look at the personalities and processes that shape policy and an indispensable guide to those who want to understand how to operate successfully in the shadow of the Oval Office.
Ivo H. Daalder, I. M. Destler, 2009
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Oval Stained Glass Pattern Book: 60 Full-page Designs
A new challenge for stained glass craftsmen: Sixty new designs framed in the shape of an oval.
Connie Eaton, 1983
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Oval: Poems
This collection sings with a quiet enthusiasm for the natural world. David Till is emeritus professor of English at Austin Peay State University, where he has taught poetry and literature since 1971.
David Till, 2006
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Oval Track and Other Permutation Puzzles: And Just Enough ...
Book and CD explaining how to apply group theory to solve a range of popular puzzles.
John O. Kiltinen, 2003
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The Heart of Power: Health and Politics in the Oval Office
Instructive in many ways, The Heart of Power is a moving testament to the power of the heart, in high places."--David Hackett Fischer, Brandeis University
David Blumenthal, James A. Morone, 2010
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Next in Line to the Oval Office
Never before in the history of the U.S. have the outgoing and incoming presidents and vice presidents been killed on Inauguration Day.
David H. Brown, 2011
7
The Black Oval Carpets
Finally, the day came when she could no longer hide her illness from them. This is the story of how Susan had to face what the future had in store for her and her loving family.
Gayle Calvi, 2011
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Behind the Oval Portrait: A Vampire Love Story
This novel draws from a wide variety of source material.
Michael Smolanoff, 2010
9
O Is for Oval, Oswald and Osama
O is for Oval, Oswald and OsamaA fast moving drama in which the CIA leads a freelance theologian into a web of intrigue over a book read daily in the Oval Office.
William Clinkenbeard, 2005
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Oval Office Occult: True Stories of White House Weirdness
--Bill Fawcett, author of Oval Office Oddities The Discovery Channel's A Haunting meets the History Channel's The Presidents inside this collection of strange-but-true tales of White House weirdness.
Thomsen, Brian M., 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OVAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term oval is used in the context of the following news items.
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Manly Sea Eagles management planning to take games away from …
Manly's management is attempting to shift games away from spiritual home Brookvale Oval in a move sure to anger fans still coming to terms ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
2
Back in Time: Students experience poineer life at Mount Oval
As Mount Oval Pioneer Day campers hiked a trail along the Congo Creek, they came upon a frontiersman, portrayed by Gary Montgomery. «Circleville Herald, Jul 15»
3
AFL 2015: Geelong defeats GWS Giants by 27 points at StarTrack …
In front of a record 14,667 crowd at StarTrack Oval in Canberra the Cats led all day and saw off a third-quarter surge from GWS to chalk up their ... «The Daily Telegraph, Jul 15»
4
37 members of Peter 'Bullfrog' Moore's family to attend Belmore Oval
THEY could've picked any of the old blue seats high up in the grandstand. They could've bagged a spot in the players' dugout or even sat in ... «The Daily Telegraph, Jul 15»
5
Will Trump's business skills translate to the Oval office?
News; Popular; Videos; Fortune 500 · Will Trump's business skills translate to the Oval office? 4:18 PM EDT. Why looks matter (for your product, ... «Fortune, Jul 15»
6
Fordham Hill Oval Welcomes New Board
NEW BOARD MEMBERS at Fordham Hill Oval gather together before their meeting (l-r) Douglas Henry, Milton Francis, Dr. Pereta Rodriguez, ... «Norwood News, Jul 15»
7
End of an era for footy at the Junction Oval
It's been more than 30 years since league football was last played at the Junction Oval. But the game itself has maintained a presence at the ... «The Age, Jul 15»
8
Cricket party in the Oval
Businessman Sam Salloum poses with the Digicel girls in the Triniposse Stand at the Queen's Park Oval for the CPL T20 much between T&T ... «Trinidad Guardian, Jul 15»
9
Warwick Oval adopts a new name for sponsors
"We paid for the sign and wanted it to tell the public WCU Oval is the headquarters of AFL in Warwick," he said. Warwick Redbacks president ... «Warwick Daily News, Jul 15»
10
Cricket Victoria order amateur club off Junction Oval before planned …
FITZROY - or what's left of the old AFL club - has been denied the chance to take part in an emotional farewell to footy at the Junction Oval. «Herald Sun, Jul 15»

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