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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·dic′i·ty (-dĭs′ĭ-tē) n.
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(Mathematics) maths another name for ellipsoid of revolution
(Mathematics) shaped like but not exactly a sphere
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a solid geometrical figure similar in shape to a sphere, as an ellipsoid.
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A three-dimensional geometric surface generated by rotating an ellipse on or about one of its axes.
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|Noun||1.||spheroid - 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
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spheroid[ˈsfɪərɔɪd] N → esferoide m
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n (Geometry) → Rotationsellipsoid nt
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n. esferoide, de forma esférica.
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