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a circle that has been flattened a little is an

The shape of a flattened circle is called an ellipse. The shape is similar to an oval and some may mistakenly call it an oval.

Ellipse

A circle.

A flattened circle, but not so flattened that it has straight segments (like a running track).

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a circle that has been flattened a little is an

The shape of a flattened circle is called an ellipse. The shape is similar to an oval and some may mistakenly call it an oval.

a "Flat circle thing that's flat" ;)

it may be a cylender....

Ellipse

It is called an ellipse.

technically it's an ellipse, but if you called it an oval you wouldn't be too far wrong.

ellipse

A circle.

ellipse

All orbits are ellipses. You might describe an ellipse as a "flattened circle", but mathematically, a circle is a special version of an ellipse in which both foci are at the same spot.

I think you mean an ellipse.

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