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English → English (gcide) Definition: Prolate spheroid Spheroid \Sphe"roid\, n. [L. spheroides ball-like, spherical, Gr. ???; ???? sphere + e'i^dos form: cf. F. sph['e]ro["i]de.] A body or figure approaching to a sphere, but not perfectly spherical; esp., a solid generated by the revolution of an ellipse about one of its axes. [1913 Webster] Oblate spheroid, Prolate spheroid. See Oblate, Prolate, and Ellipsoid. [1913 Webster] Prolate \Pro"late\, a. [L. prolatus, used as p. p. of proferre to bring forth, to extend; pro + latus, p. p. See Pro-, and Tolerate. ] Stretched out; extended; especially, elongated in the direction of a line joining the poles; as, a prolate spheroid; -- opposed to oblate. [1913 Webster] Prolate cycloid. See the Note under Cycloid. Prolate ellipsoid or Prolate spheroid (Geom.), a figure generated by the revolution of an ellipse about its major axis. Contrasted with oblate spheroid. See Ellipsoid of revolution , under Ellipsoid. [1913 Webster]


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