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Adj.1.saucer-shaped - having a concave shape like a saucer
concave - curving inward
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Many roofs were cup or saucer-shaped with a small hole in the center of each, as though they had been constructed to catch rain-water and conduct it to a reservoir beneath; but nearly all the others had the large opening in the top that Bradley had seen used by these flying men in lieu of doorways.
In the middle of the day they frequently roll in the dust, in saucer-shaped hollows.
The flower buds are pink and open into saucer-shaped pure white flowers with a yellow centre in summer.
The hotel was to comprise two saucer-shaped components, one underwater, and the other above, "with a shaft running through the centre", local daily T he National reported.
para]]WASHINGTON, June 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) project completed its second flight test when the saucer-shaped craft splashed down safely Monday in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of the Hawaiian island of Kauai.
The agency first tested a doughnut-shaped ring designed to inflate and slow down the flying saucer-shaped landing vehicle.
A SAUCER-shaped NASA vehicle testing new technology for Mars landings made a successful rocket ride over the Pacific, but its massive descent parachute only partially unfurled.
LOS ANGELES -- After several weather delays, NASA on Saturday launched a helium balloon carrying a saucer-shaped vehicle high in Earth's atmosphere to test technology that could be used to land on Mars.
NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) project plans to fly its rocket-powered, saucer-shaped landing technology test vehicle into near-space from the U.
Washington, June 3 ( ANI ): NASA's flying saucer-shaped test vehicle is ready to fly from the US Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii, for its first engineering shakeout flight.
HELLEBORUS NIGER (CHRISTMAS ROSE) IT MAY not flower at Christmas, but the Christmas rose is a welcome sight in January, producing large, saucer-shaped blooms with a central area of golden stamens.