noun \ˈsfir-ˌid, ˈsfer-\

: an object that is somewhat round but not perfectly round

Full Definition of SPHEROID

:  a figure resembling a sphere; also :  an object of approximately spherical shape
sphe·roi·dal \sfi-ˈri-dəl\ also spheroid adjective
sphe·roi·dal·ly \-dəl-ē\ adverb

First Known Use of SPHEROID



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