globoid
adjective Date: 1887 shaped like a sphere

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  • globoid — globoíd s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  globoíd adj. m., pl. globoízi; f. sg. globoídă, pl. globoíde Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …   Dicționar Român

  • globoid — [glō′boid΄] adj. shaped somewhat like a globe or ball n. anything globoid …   English World dictionary

  • globoid — index sphere Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Globoid —   das, s/ e, Mathematik: jede Fläche, die von einem um eine beliebige Achse rotierenden Kreis erzeugt wird. * * * Glo|bo|id, das; s, e [zu lat. globus, ↑Globus]: 1. <meist Pl.> (Biol.): kugelförmiges Gebilde, das in den Aleuronkörnern… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • globoid — globòīd m <G globoída> DEFINICIJA mat. tijelo koje nastaje rotacijom luka ili drugih krivulja oko osi položene u njihovu ravninu ETIMOLOGIJA v. globus + oid …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • globoid — 1. noun a) A spherical representation or projection of a sphere or ellipsoid. A globoid is always round. b) Mathematical connotation of globe. Pictures of planets and moons are usually presented as globo …   Wiktionary

  • globoid — /gloh boyd/, adj. 1. approximately globular. n. 2. a globoid figure or body. [1870 75; GLOBE + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • globoid — glo•boid [[t]ˈgloʊ bɔɪd[/t]] adj. 1) approximately globular 2) a globoid figure or body • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • globoid — /ˈgloʊbɔɪd/ (say glohboyd) adjective 1. approximately globe shaped. –noun 2. a globoid figure or body …   Australian English dictionary

  • globoid — ball shaped or spheroidal …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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