spheroid

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noun spher·oid \ˈsfir-ˌȯid, ˈsfer-\

Definition of spheroid

  1. :  a figure resembling a sphere; also :  an object of approximately spherical shape

spheroidal

play \sfi-ˈrȯi-dəl\ less commonly

spheroid

adjective

spheroidally

play \-dəl-ē\ adverb

1570

First Known Use of spheroid

1570


SPHEROID Defined for English Language Learners

spheroid

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noun spher·oid \ˈsfir-ˌȯid, ˈsfer-\

Definition of spheroid for English Language Learners

  • : an object that is somewhat round but not perfectly round


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