Definition of Ovality

1. Noun. (engineering) a measurement of deviation from circularity of an oval or approximately elliptical shape. ¹



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Definition of Ovality

1. ovalness [n -TIES] - See also: ovalness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ovality

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oval
oval amputation
oval area of Flechsig
oval corpuscle
oval fasciculus
oval kumquat
oval window
ovalbumen
ovalbumin
ovalbumins
ovalene
ovalenes
ovaliform
ovalities
ovality (current term)
ovally
ovalness
ovalnesses
ovalocyte
ovalocytic anaemia
ovalocytosis
ovals
ovamboite
ovant
ovaria
ovarial
ovarialgia
ovarian
ovarian amenorrhoea

Literary usage of Ovality

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1. Mechanical World and Engineering Record (1881)
"As all pipes suffer from varying degrees of ovality, mechanical aids are necessary to ensure that they are held truly round so that perfect flame cut bevels ..."

2. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1912)
"They are oval, and their ovality, viz., their deviation from true circles, depends on the velocity of certain motions. An enthusiast for the principle of ..."

3. The History of the Restoration of Monarchy in France by Alphonse de Lamartine, Rafter (1872)
"... his blue eyes, his aquiline nose, and the Spanish ovality of his face, the expression of frankness on his lips and in his gestures, the youthful bloom ..."

4. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1921)
"Correlations believed significant were obtained between relatively longer eggs (those with greater ovality) and more elaborated nests. ..."

5. Popular Astronomy by Carleton College Goodsell Observatory, Minn.) Carleton College (Northfield, Goodsell Observatory (1908)
"Of this number one had an approach to squareness, five to roundness, ten to ovality, eleven to triangularity, while the remaining forty- ..."

6. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1861)
"If the run. instead of being a rifled gun, had merely been a straight-bored guu, differing from other straight-bored guns in tlie matter of its ovality, ..."

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