Ovoid

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Ovoid Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • an egg-shaped object
  • rounded like an egg

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • an egg-shaped object

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Ovoid'


  • Ovoid (projective geometry): In the projective space PG(3,q), with q a prime power greater than 2, an ovoid is a set of q^2+1 points, no three of which are collinear ...
  • Ovoid (polar space): In mathematics , an ovoid O of a (finite) polar space of rank r is a set of points, such that every subspace of rank r-1 intersects O in ...

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  • Few viewing opportunities for comet's Martian flyby
    At a recent NASA news conference addressing Sunday's flyby of the comet Siding Spring past Mars, one participant explained that it would be happening "about halfway through the first football game" of the day. Perhaps Padma Yanamandra-Fisher, a senior research scientist at the Space Science Institute, was simply acknowledging that many people might b Read more on this news related to 'Ovoid'

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