the locus of a point such that the product of the distances from the point to two fixed points is constant.
noun 1. the office of the president of the United States, located in the White House. 2. this office regarded as the seat of executive power in the U.S. federal government. noun the Oval Office 1. the private office of the president of the US, a large oval room in the White House 2. the […]
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plural noun 1. (maths) the locus of a point x, whose distance from two fixed points, a and b, is such that |x–a| |x–b| is a constant
proprietary name of a drink mix, 1906, probably based on Latin ovum (see oval), because eggs are one of the ingredients.
noun, Anatomy. 1. an oval opening at the head of the cochlea, connecting the middle and inner ear, through which sound vibrations of the stapes are transmitted. oval window n. An oval opening located on the medial wall of the tympanic cavity, leading into the vestibule, to which the base of the stapes is connected […]