Hemispheroidal Hem`i*sphe*roid"al, a. Resembling, or approximating to, a hemisphere in form. [1913 Webster]

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  • hémisphéroïdal — hémisphéroïdal, ale (é mi sfé ro i dal, dal ) adj. Qui a la forme d un hémisphéroïde. Corps hémisphéroïdaux …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • hemispheroidal — hem·i·sphe·roi·dal …   English syllables

  • hemispheroidal — adjective see hemispheroid …   Useful english dictionary

  • hemispheroid — hemispheroidal, adj. /hem i sfear oyd/, n. half of a spheroid. [1720 30; HEMI + SPHEROID] * * * …   Universalium

  • polyp — A general descriptive term used with reference to any mass of tissue that bulges or projects outward or upward from the normal surface level, thereby being macroscopically visible as a hemispheroidal, spheroidal, or irregular moundlike structure… …   Medical dictionary

  • dome —    1. A high shaft in a room or passage formed by solution [13].    2. A large hemispheroidal hollow in the roof of a cave,formed by the breakdown and/or salt weathering, generally in mechanically weak rocks, which prevents bedding and joints… …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • hemispheroid — /hɛmiˈsfɪərɔɪd/ (say hemee sfearroyd) noun half of a spheroid. –hemispheroidal /ˌhɛmisfɪəˈrɔɪdl/ (say .hemeesfear roydl), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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