Origin of oblate1
Related formsob·late·ly, adverb
Definition for oblate (2 of 2)
Origin of oblate2
Examples from the Web for oblate
"We will go for a walk to-day," said the oblate, rubbing his hands.En Route|J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
A large culinary apple of oblate shape, and brown color, and in use from December to March.
Fruit, medium sized, three inches broad, and two inches and a half high; oblate.
Mr. Murphy invites attention and objection to some assertions, as that the earth is prolate, not oblate.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)|Augustus de Morgan
A small sized culinary apple, of oblate shape, and red color; in use from November to February.