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spheroid Saltos de línea: spher|oid
Pronunciación: /ˈsfɪərɔɪd/

Definición de spheroid en inglés:


1A sphere-like but not perfectly spherical body.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • A remarkable feature of oligoamine-condensed DNA is the ability to assume condition-defined morphologies such as spheroids, toroids, and rods.
  • Elliptical galaxies are three-dimensional objects that range from spheres to elongated spheroids like footballs.
  • A chemical engineer phoned to tell me that he had spotted a spheroid or fat football with rounded ends flying over on the evening of August 28, 2002.
1.1A solid generated by a half-revolution of an ellipse about its major axis ( prolate spheroid) or minor axis ( oblate spheroid).
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • To a good approximation, the geoid is an oblate spheroid whose major axis is about 0.3 per cent longer than the minor one.
  • However, we are aware of no studies that have considered the motion of an ellipsoid or oblate spheroid near a plane wall under linear shear flow.
  • The change in colour from cream-coloured to amber, and the change in shape from a prolate spheroid to an indented, prismatic solid, is typical for corn pollen during drying.



Pronunciación: /sfɪəˈrɔɪd(ə)l/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Similar results are obtained for more general spheroidal shapes such as ellipsoid.
  • The adult ovary may present marked deviations from its typical form, sometimes being unusually long, spheroidal, flattened, triangular, crescentric, or otherwise irregular.
  • All sound elements were cleaned and finished with modern paints; broken elements were replaced in cast spheroidal graphite iron to exactly the same sections as the originals.


Pronunciación: /sfɪərɔɪˈdɪsɪti/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • This makes it possible to easily adjust the grain size and to produce ground materials having a spheroidicity which is best suited for use as a bulking agent for paper.
  • For vertebrate lenses, measures of anterior and posterior spheroidicity are required because these lenses are asymmetrical, oblate spheroids.

Palabras que riman con spheroid

meteoroid • Murgatroyd

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