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The characteristic form is round-oblate, regular; Size medium.
AMERICAN POMOLOGYJ. A. WARDER
Oblate, or flattened, when the axial diameter is decidedly the shorter; fig. 35.
AMERICAN POMOLOGYJ. A. WARDER
His hands went up to his eyes and he stared for a few moments at the pale yellow oblate shape of the sun.
A HONEYMOON IN SPACEGEORGE GRIFFITH
Oblate, is the reverse of oblong, and means shorter in one direction, than in another.
(He disengages himself) Why should I not speak to him or to any human being who walks upright upon this oblate orange?
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
The figure of the Earth is that of an oblate spheroid; it is slightly flattened at the poles and bulges at the equator.
Durtal rejoined M. Bruno in the court; they shook hands, and the oblate announced the presence of a new guest.
EN ROUTEJ.-K. (JORIS-KARL) HUYSMANS
These articles were evidently the property of the oblate, for they were nothing like the furniture of La Trappe.
EN ROUTEJ.-K. (JORIS-KARL) HUYSMANS
He did not even hear the conversation which was going on beside him between the curate and the oblate.
EN ROUTEJ.-K. (JORIS-KARL) HUYSMANS
The oblate opened a small door, and the lay brother, all bent, lifted his head with difficulty.
EN ROUTEJ.-K. (JORIS-KARL) HUYSMANS

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