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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 spher·oid /ˈsfɪrˌɔɪd, ˈsfɛr-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 spher·oid /ˈsfɪ(ə)rˌɔɪd, ˈsfɛ(ə)r-/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sphe·roid n.  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.
 Oblate spheroid, Prolate spheroid.  See Oblate, Prolate, and Ellipsoid.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a shape that is generated by rotating an ellipse around one
          of its axes; "it looked like a sphere but on closer
          examination I saw it was really a spheroid" [syn: ellipsoid
          of revolution]