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English adjective: prolate

1. prolate having the polar diameter greater than the equatorial diameter

SamplesA prolate spheroid is generated by revolving an ellipse about its major axis.



See alsorounded

Antonymsoblate, pumpkin-shaped

2. prolate rounded like an egg

Synonymsegg-shaped, elliptic, elliptical, oval, oval-shaped, ovate, oviform, ovoid


Antonymsangulate, angular

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