Ovoid

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  • an egg-shaped object
  • rounded like an egg

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  • an egg-shaped object

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  • Ovoid (projective geometry): In the projective space PG(3,q), with q a prime power greater than 2, an ovoid is a set of points, no three of which are collinear (the maximum size of
  • Ovoid (polar space): an ovoid O of a (finite) polar space of rank r is a set of points, such that every subspace of rank intersects O in exactly one point. An ovoid of

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  • VIDEO: Why are eggs egg-shaped?
    Shayne Jacopian for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Why are eggs egg-shaped? Great question! Apparently, the ovoid shape (a fancier way of saying “the egg shape”) of eggs serves two evolutionary purposes. For starters, pushing out a perfectly spherical egg would be a lot more uncomfortable for the bird, so an egg being tapered at the end ensures that a hen Read more on this news related to 'Ovoid'

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