Globe-shaped \Globe"-shaped`\, a. Shaped like a globe. [1913 Webster]

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  • globe — [glōb] n. [ME < L globus, a ball: for IE base see CLIMB] 1. any round, ball shaped thing; sphere; specif., a) the earth b) a spherical model of the earth showing the continents, seas, etc. c) a similar model of the heavens, showing the… …   English World dictionary

  • globe — [gləub US gloub] n [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: Latin globus] 1.) a round object with a map of the Earth drawn on it 2.) the globe the world ▪ We export our goods all over the globe. 3.) an object shaped like a ball = ↑ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • globe|fish — «GLOHB FIHSH», noun, plural fish|es or (collectively) fish. any one of a family of spiny, warm water fishes that can make themselves nearly ball shaped by drawing in air when they are disturbed; balloon fish; puffer …   Useful english dictionary

  • globe — [[t]glo͟ʊb[/t]] globes 1) N SING: usu the N (emphasis) You can refer to the world as the globe when you are emphasizing how big it is or that something happens in many different parts of it. ...bottles of beer from every corner of the globe...… …   English dictionary

  • globe lily — noun any of several plants of the genus Calochortus having egg shaped flowers • Syn: ↑fairy lantern • Hypernyms: ↑liliaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑white globe lily, ↑white fairy lantern, ↑Caloc …   Useful english dictionary

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