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glob·u·lar

 (glŏb′yə-lər)
adj.
1. Having the shape of a globe or globule; spherical.
2. Consisting of globules.
3. Worldwide; global.

glob′u·lar·ly adv.
glob′u·lar·ness n.
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globular

(ˈɡlɒbjʊlə) or

globulous

adj
1. shaped like a globe or globule
2. having or consisting of globules
globularity, ˈglobularness n
ˈglobularly adv
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glob•u•lar

(ˈglɒb yə lər)

adj.
1. globe-shaped; spherical.
2. composed of or having globules.
3. worldwide; global.
[1650–60]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.globular - having the shape of a sphere or ballglobular - having the shape of a sphere or ball; "a spherical object"; "nearly orbicular in shape"; "little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey
circular, round - having a circular shape
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globular

adjective spherical, round The globular seed capsule contains numerous small seeds.
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globular

adjective
Having the shape of a curve everywhere equidistant from a fixed point:
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Translations
كُروي، مؤلَّف من كُريات
kulovitýkulový
kugleformet
gömb alakú
hnattlaga
guľovitý
küre şeklindeküresel

globular

[ˈglɒbjʊləʳ] ADJglobular
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globular

[ˈglɒbjʊr] adj (formal)globulaire
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globular

adjkugelförmig
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globular

[ˈglɒbjʊləʳ] adj (frm) → globulare
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globe

(gləub) noun
1. (usually with the) the Earth. I've travelled to all parts of the globe.
2. a ball with a map of the Earth on it.
3. an object shaped like a globe. The chemicals were crushed in a large metal globe.
ˈglobal adjective
affecting the whole world. War is now a global problem.
global village noun
the world thought of as a small place, because modern communication allow fast and efficient contact even to its remote parts.
ˈglobally adverb
globular (ˈglobjulə) adjective
shaped like a globe.
ˈglobe-trotter noun
a person who goes sight-seeing all over the world.
ˈglobe-trotting noun
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Head, trunk and limbs were there; even the fingers and toes were distinctly defined; and many professed to see in the distribution and arrangement of the fibers in the globular mass representing the head a grotesque suggestion of a face.
What is the archbishop of Savesoul's income of 100,000 pounds seized from the scant bread and cheese of hundreds of thousands of broken-backed laborers (all sure of heaven without any of Savesoul's help) what is that globular 100,000 but a Fast-Fish?
The pearl is nothing but a formation deposited in a globular form, either adhering to the oyster-shell or buried in the folds of the creature.
His wiry iron-gray hair looked like hair standing on end; his bushy eyebrows curled upward toward his narrow temples; his horrid old globular eyes stared with a wicked brightness; his pointed beard hid his chin; he was covered from his throat to his ankles in a loose black garment, something between a coat and a cloak; and, to complete him, he had a club foot.
"The terrestrial, globular, planetary hunk of matter, slightly flattened at the poles, and known as the Earth, is my abode.
When I saw his face getting black, and his small eyes growing largely globular, I let go with one hand, crammed my empty plaster of Paris bag, which lay close by, into his mouth, tied it fast, secured his hands and feet, and then left him perfectly harmless, while I took counsel with myself how best to secure my own safety.
Three or four centuries ago, in England, no fact was better attested than that swallows passed the winter months in the mud at the bottom of their brooks, clinging together in globular masses.
Grewgious, still sitting and speaking exactly as before, 'are probably erroneous on so globular a topic.
Thither he was brought; the window becoming from within, a wall of faces, deformed into all kinds of shapes through the agency of globular red bottles, green bottles, blue bottles, and other coloured bottles.
And when these things unite in a man of greatly superior natural force, with a globular brain and a ponderous heart; who has also by the stillness and seclusion of many long night-watches in the remotest waters, and beneath constellations never seen here at the north, been led to think untraditionally and independently; receiving all nature's sweet or savage impressions fresh from her own virgin voluntary and confiding breast, and thereby chiefly, but with some help from accidental advantages, to learn a bold and nervous lofty language --that man makes one in a whole nation's census --a mighty pageant creature, formed for noble tragedies.
The globular extremities of the branches are of a pearly texture, like the enamel of teeth, but so hard as just to scratch plate- glass.
Before this congested face, these globular eyes turned yearningly upon him, young Powell (one must keep in mind he was but a youngster then) who could not remember any signs of visible grief, confessed with an embarrassed laugh that, owing to the suddenness of this lucky chance coming to him, he was not in a condition to notice the state of other people.