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But now suppose that instead of such a spheroid, we assume one of, say, twenty or thirty times the mass; what will then happen?Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I|Herbert Spencer
A sphere cut from a uniaxial crystal at one temperature will be a spheroid at another temperature.
A sphere attracts as if its mass were concentrated at its centre (No. 12), but a spheroid does not.Pioneers of Science|Oliver Lodge
Perhaps then, our spheroid will rest—will be left to death—to revive some day under superior conditions!The Mysterious Island|Jules Verne
Having now stated the data of the problem, we may seek that oblate ellipsoid (spheroid) which best represents the observations.