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**Synonyms:** ellipse, oval
**Definition:** a closed plane curve resulting from the intersection of a circular cone and a plane cutting completely through it
**Usage:** the sums of the distances from the foci to any point on an ellipse is constant

**Hypernyms:** conic, conic section
**Definition:** (geometry) a curve generated by the intersection of a plane and a circular cone

**Synonyms:** egg-shaped, elliptic, elliptical, prolate, oviform, ovoid, oval, oval-shaped, ovate
**Definition:** rounded like an egg

**Hypernyms:** rounded
**Definition:** curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged
**Usage:** low rounded hills; rounded shoulders