ellipsoid

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ellipsoid (plural ellipsoids)

  1. (mathematics) a surface, all of whose cross sections are elliptic or circular (includes the sphere)
  2. (geography) Such a surface used as a model of the shape of the earth.
    Here the geoid is thirty meters below the ellipsoid.

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ellipsoid (comparative more ellipsoid, superlative most ellipsoid)

  1. Shaped like an ellipse; elliptical.
  2. (mathematics) Of or pertaining to an ellipse.
  3. (botany) Having the tridimensional shape of an ellipse rotated on its long axis.

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ellipsoid c

  1. (mathematics) ellipsoid

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