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spheroidal

or sphe·roi·dic

[sfi-roid-l]
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adjective
  1. pertaining to a spheroid or spheroids.
  2. shaped like a spheroid; approximately spherical.
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Origin of spheroidal

First recorded in 1775–85; spheroid + -al1
Related formssphe·roi·dal·ly, sphe·roi·di·cal·ly, adverb
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Related Words for spheroidal

rounded, circular, globular, orbicular, spheroidal

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British Dictionary definitions for spheroidal

spheroidal

adjective
  1. shaped like an ellipsoid of revolution; approximately spherical
  2. of or relating to an ellipsoid of revolution
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Derived Formsspheroidally or spheroidically, adverb
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