Oval vs Trampoline - What's the difference?

oval | trampoline |

As nouns the difference between oval and trampoline

is that oval is oval while trampoline is .




(en noun)
  • A shape rather like an egg or an ellipse.
  • A sporting arena etc. of this shape.
  • Usage notes

    * Note: an ellipse is a precise mathematical shape, but an oval is not.


    (en adjective)
  • Having the shape of an oval.
  • Of or pertaining to an ovum.
  • oval conceptions

    Derived terms

    * ovaline * ovalish * ovally

    Usage notes

    The adjectives oval, ovate, and ovoid all come from roots meaning "egg-shaped". They are usually denotatively synonymous. A connotation of one end being bigger than the other (which is often true of eggs) may or may not be implied. Of the three, oval is the one mostly likely to connote a symmetrical ellipse.




    (en noun) (wikipedia trampoline)
  • A gymnastic and recreational device consisting of a piece of taut, strong fabric stretched over a steel frame using many coiled springs as anchors.
  • (programming) Any of a variety of looping or jumping instructions in specific programming languages
  • Derived terms

    * trampoliner * trampolining * trampolinist


  • To jump as if on a trampoline
  • * {{quote-book, 2007, Zoe Sharp, First Drop citation
  • , passage=My heart trampolined into my throat as I watched Lonnie's grip tighten on the stock of his own shotgun
  • (programming) To rewrite computer code to use trampolines
  • trampolined code