globular

[ glob-yuh-ler ]SEE DEFINITION OF globular
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It was as though the surface of this substance were globular.

But so hypnotic quasi-reasons: that globular lumps of sandstone are common.

Modioliform: globular, truncated at both ends; like the hub of a wheel.

The globular shape, unharmed, dwindled in the distance behind us.

It was a globular room, a hundred and fifty feet or more in diameter.

He stood aside, with the globular weapon of the ray in a pincer hand.

They saw the Fenachrone cruiser lying in wait for the two globular vessels.

Then there was the rambutan—a globular fruit, an inch and a half in diameter.

No. 4315 is globular, and has a striking environment of bystanding stars.

All of these are small, 2' or 3' in diameter, and globular in shape.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, from French globulaire, from Latin globus (see globe).

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