Globular Glob"u*lar, a. [Cf. F. globulaire.] Globe-shaped; having the form of a ball or sphere; spherical, or nearly so; as, globular atoms. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

{Globular chart}, a chart of the earth's surface constructed on the principles of the globular projection.

{Globular projection} (Map Projection), a perspective projection of the surface of a hemisphere upon a plane parallel to the base of the hemisphere, the point of sight being taken in the axis produced beyond the surface of the opposite hemisphere a distance equal to the radius of the sphere into the sine of 45[deg].

{Globular sailing}, sailing on the arc of a great circle, or so as to make the shortest distance between two places; circular sailing. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • globular — adj. 2 g. Que tem forma de glóbulo. = GLOBULOSO   ‣ Etimologia: glóbulo + ar …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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  • Globular — Projection Pro*jec tion, n. [L. projectio: cf. F. projection.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of throwing or shooting forward. [1913 Webster] 2. A jutting out; also, a part jutting out, as of a building; an extension beyond something else. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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