ellipsoidal
adjective see ellipsoid

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  • ellipsoïdal — ellipsoïdal, ale (èl li pso i dal, da l ) adj. Terme didactique. Qui a la forme d un ellipsoïde …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • ellipsoïdal — ellipsoïde [ elipsɔid ] n. m. et adj. • 1705; de 2. ellipse et oïde ♦ Math. 1 ♦ Quadrique dont les sections planes sont des ellipses. Ellipsoïde de révolution : solide engendré par une ellipse tournant autour d un de ses axes (allongé, autour du… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ellipsoidal — Ellipsoid El*lip soid, Ellipsoidal El lip*soi dal, a. Pertaining to, or shaped like, an ellipsoid; as, ellipsoid or ellipsoidal form …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ellipsoidal — see elliptical …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • ellipsoidal — /i lip soyd l, el ip , ee lip /, adj. pertaining to or having the form of an ellipsoid. [1825 35; ELLIPSOID + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • ellipsoidal — adjective of or pertaining to an ellipse or an ellipsoid …   Wiktionary

  • ellipsoidal — Synonyms and related words: bell like, bell shaped, bulblike, bulbous, campaniform, campanular, campanulate, ellipsoid, elliptic, global, globate, globe shaped, globed, globelike, globoid, globose, globular, hemispheric, obovoid, orb, orbed,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ellipsoidal — adj. shaped like an ellipse, egg shaped, oval …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ellipsoidal — el·lip·soi·dal …   English syllables

  • ellipsoidal — el•lip•soi•dal [[t]ɪ lɪpˈsɔɪd l, ˌɛl ɪp , ˌi lɪp [/t]] adj. math. pertaining to or having the form of an ellipsoid • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

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