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English → English (WordNet) Definition: oblate oblate adj : having the equatorial diameter greater than the polar diameter; being flattened at the poles [syn: pumpkin-shaped] [ant: prolate] n : a lay person dedicated to religious work or the religious life
English → English (gcide) Definition: Oblate Oblate \Ob*late"\, a. [L. oblatus, used as p. p. of offerre to bring forward, offer, dedicate; ob (see Ob-) + latus borne, for tlatus. See Tolerate.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Geom.) Flattened or depressed at the poles; as, the earth is an oblate spheroid. [1913 Webster] 2. Offered up; devoted; consecrated; dedicated; -- used chiefly or only in the titles of Roman Catholic orders. See Oblate, n. [1913 Webster] Oblate ellipsoid or Oblate spheroid (Geom.), a solid generated by the revolution of an ellipse about its minor axis; an oblatum. Contrasted with prolate spheroid. See Ellipsoid of revolution, under Ellipsoid. [1913 Webster] Oblate \Ob*late"\, n. [From Oblate, a.] (R. C. Ch.) (a) One of an association of priests or religious women who have offered themselves to the service of the church. There are three such associations of priests, and one of women, called oblates. (b) One of the Oblati. [1913 Webster]


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