pinwheel-shaped


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Adj.1.pinwheel-shaped - having the round shape of a pinwheel
circular, round - having a circular shape
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Essentially, NGC 1277 is in a state of "arrested development." Perhaps like all galaxies it started out as a compact object but failed to accrete more material to grow in size to form a magnificent pinwheel-shaped galaxy.
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The Milky Way is known as a spiral galaxy because it is a pinwheel-shaped collection of stars, gas and dust.
Most big galaxies fit into one of two camps: pinwheel-shaped spiral galaxies and blobby elliptical galaxies.
Angelwing jasmine (Jasminum laurifolium nitidum) This semi-evergreen vine has glossy green leaves and pinwheel-shaped white flowers.
Lines connect these photo-diagrams to a pinwheel-shaped collage at the center of the image which combines four glass office towers, including Norman Foster's famous "Gherkin," the Swiss Re building in London's financial district.
The Nagoya-based insulator producer said the new filter, made of a number of tiny, pinwheel-shaped filter elements, can efficiently reduce waste materials from sewage water during heavy rain.