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  • n. Plural form of ovoid.


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  • "The wealthy had fine china, but the typical New Englander had many pieces like these 'ovoids' that were oval with the bottoms cut off," Vikki said.

    Cleburne Times-Review, Cleburne, TX Homepage

  • Along these tracks moved a steady flow of the transparent spheres and ovoids, carrying goods of various kinds.


  • That great reddish-bronze torpedo could only be a spaceship, so, probably, were the shining crystal spheres and ovoids parked beside it.


  • Mr. Arad appears again, with marvelous chairs -- especially "Oh Void 2 Lounge Chair," a carbon-fiber affair that links two ovoids.

    The Decorative and Beyond

  • Then there is my Mundial funny knife- I think it is for shaping vegetables into cunning ovoids.

    Fruit with a Knife: A Home Cook Cuts Up

  • They are large, ovoids, the pan de natas is scored with parallel lines in its shiny crust.

    Pasta pastry

  • In April there was an Easter Egg hunt careful how you say it wherein titular ovoids were hilariously sequestered on different floors of the building and you were expected to give up the best part of your day to traipse around the place trying to find them, all in order to win a couple of tiny chocolate bunnies.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • From the edges of three of the ovoids swirled a little cloud of tentacles, gossamer filaments of opal.

    The Metal Monster

  • And instant by instant the flood of varicolored flame that poured into its petalings down from the sapphire ovoids waxed and waned in crescendoes and diminuendoes of relucent harmonies — ecstatic, awesome.

    The Metal Monster

  • Set within this zodiac and spaced at mathematically regular intervals were nine ovoids of intensely living light.

    The Metal Monster


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