- 1. ellipse, oval, conic section, conic
- usage: 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"
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- 1. egg-shaped, elliptic, elliptical, oval, oval-shaped, ovate, oviform, ovoid, prolate, rounded (vs. angular)
- usage: rounded like an egg
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See also: oval (Dictionary)