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adjective as in circular

noun as in ball

noun as in globe

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Left to their own devices, spheroid xenobots could generally create only one more generation before dying out, the researchers found.

The live feed appears on a spheroid TV that looks like an astronaut’s helmet and directly faces the Buddha.

The tissue folded itself into a spheroid with its fibers forming a pattern like lines of longitude on Earth.

In a paper in Science Robotics, the researchers describe how they took stem cells from frog embryos and allowed them to grow into clumps of several thousand cells called spheroids.

Next you might find the volume for a half-cone or a spheroid.

Although we have for convenience termed the earth a flattened spheroid, it is only such in a very general sense.

Its shape is not absolutely spherical, but spheroid—that is, flattened at the poles.

"He loves to call a football an 'illusive spheroid,'" chuckled another chap.

Pithos, pith′os, n. a large spheroid Greek earthenware vase.

The spores of this species are spheroid-tetrahedral, the three radiating angles marked with slender vittæ, or bands.


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On this page you'll find 109 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spheroid, such as: oblique, round, annular, circinate, circling, and disklike.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.