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spheroid

sphe·roid

spheroid

 
pronunciation:
sfi roId
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part of speech: noun
definition: a flattened sphere created by revolving an ellipse about one of its axes.
derivation: spheroidal (adj.)
Word Parts
The word spheroid contains the following parts:
-oid Greek adjective- and noun-forming suffix that means resembling, like