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Indignantly he had taken his calculations, his blue prints of the spheroid, along with him.

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

The spheroid went to the side, sailing low, and out of bounds.

There was a futile attempt to block the kick, but the spheroid sailed over the bar.

The earth is a spheroid, and hence it pulls and is pulled by the moon with a slightly uncentric attraction.

Surrounding these tubules are groups of spheroid or slightly ovoid spores from five to four millimeters in diameter.

The head is spheroid, about the size of that of an ordinary pin, and smaller than that of the beef tape-worm.

And while the density of the spheroid continues small, fluid friction will scarcely at all change these differences.

But now suppose that instead of such a spheroid, we assume one of, say, twenty or thirty times the mass; what will then happen?

It was a spheroid, of huge size, with a number of large windows set into the walls, and it was filled with machinery.

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