Sentence Examples


  • Iskanderun (Alexandretta); source of a long inscription cut on both sides of a spheroidal object of unknown origin.
  • On the degeneration of the polypide, its nutritive material is apparently absorbed for the benefit of the zooid, while the pig mented substances assume a spheroidal form, which either remains as an inert "brown body" in the body-cavity or is discharged to the exterior by the alimentary canal of the new polypide.
  • ELLIPTICITY, in astronomy, deviation from a circular or spherical form; applied to the elliptic orbits of heavenly bodies, or the spheroidal form of such bodies.
  • To measure the volume of a cask, it may be assumed that the interior is approximately a portion of a spheroidal figure.
  • It is made of brass, and is provided with a spheroidal bulb the axis of which is 2 in.