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


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

 sphe·roi·dal /ˈsfɪ(ə)rˌɔɪd, ˈsfɛ(ə)r-/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sphe·roid·al a.  Having the form of a spheroid. -- Sphe*roid*al*ly, adv.
 Spheroidal state Physics., the state of a liquid, as water, when, on being thrown on a surface of highly heated metal, it rolls about in spheroidal drops or masses, at a temperature several degrees below ebullition, and without actual contact with the heated surface, -- a phenomenon due to the repulsive force of heat, the intervention of a cushion of nonconducting vapor, and the cooling effect of evaporation.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : in the form of an ellipse [syn: ellipsoid, ellipsoidal,