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spher·oid

 (sfîr′oid′, sfĕr′-)
n.
A body that is shaped like a sphere but is not perfectly round, especially an ellipsoid that is generated by revolving an ellipse around one of its axes.

sphe·roi′dal (sfĭ-roid′l), sphe·roi′dic (-roi′dĭk) adj.
sphe·roi′dal·ly adv.
sphe′roi·dic′i·ty (-dĭs′ĭ-tē) n.

spheroid

(ˈsfɪərɔɪd)
n
(Mathematics) maths another name for ellipsoid of revolution
adj
(Mathematics) shaped like but not exactly a sphere

sphe•roid

(ˈsfɪər ɔɪd)
n.
a solid geometrical figure similar in shape to a sphere, as an ellipsoid.
[1655–65; < Latin sphaeroīdēs < Greek sphairoeidḗs. See sphere, -oid]
sphe•roi′dal, adj.

sphe·roid

(sfîr′oid′)
A three-dimensional geometric surface generated by rotating an ellipse on or about one of its axes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spheroid - a shape that is generated by rotating an ellipse around one of its axesspheroid - a shape that is generated by rotating an ellipse around one of its axes; "it looked like a sphere but on closer examination I saw it was really a spheroid"
round shape - a shape that is curved and without sharp angles
Translations

spheroid

[ˈsfɪərɔɪd] Nesferoide m

spheroid

n (Geometry) → Rotationsellipsoid nt

sphe·roid

, spheroidal
n. esferoide, de forma esférica.