Math Definitions - Letter O


Definition of Oval

Definition of OvalDefinition of Oval

An oval is a curve that looks like a squashed circle, or is egg-shaped.

Many different curves are classified as ovals, despite varied appearances. Ovals can be symmetric or asymmetric, and they can have straight or rounded edges.


The aim of this dictionary is to provide definitions to common mathematical terms. Students learn a new math skill every week at school, sometimes just before they start a new skill, if they want to look at what a specific term means, this is where this dictionary will become handy and a go-to guide for a student.


Year 1 to Year 12 students

Learning Objectives

Learn common math terms starting with letter O

Author: Subject Coach
Added on: 6th Feb 2018

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