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sphericalness (Also sphericalnesses) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to sphericalness

plumlike

  • adjective satellite resembling a plum fruit

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curate

  • noun a person authorized to conduct religious worship
    pastor; minister; rector; minister of religion; parson.
    • clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches

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bolus

  • noun a small round soft mass (as of chewed food)
  • noun a large pill; used especially in veterinary medicine

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blubber

  • noun an insulating layer of fat under the skin of whales and other large marine mammals; used as a source of oil
  • noun excess bodily weight
    avoirdupois; fat; fatness.
    • she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others

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global

  • adjective satellite involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope
    worldwide; planetary; world-wide; world.
    • global war
    • global monetary policy
    • neither national nor continental but planetary
    • a world crisis
    • of worldwide significance
  • adjective satellite having the shape of a sphere or ball
    spherical; ball-shaped; globular; orbicular; spheric; globose.
    • a spherical object
    • nearly orbicular in shape
    • little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey

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rod

  • noun a long thin implement made of metal or wood
  • noun any rod-shaped bacterium

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camphor_ball

  • noun a small sphere of camphor or naphthalene used to keep moths away from stored clothing
    mothball.

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olive

  • noun small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree; important food and source of oil
  • noun evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits
    European olive tree; Olea europaea.

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disc

  • noun sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
    phonograph recording; platter; phonograph record; record; disk.
  • noun something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
    disk; saucer.
    • the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky

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sausage-shaped

  • adjective satellite shaped like a sausage
    allantoid.

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hyperboloid

  • noun a quadric surface generated by rotating a hyperbola around its main axis

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disk

  • noun something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
    disc; saucer.
    • the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky
  • noun a flat circular plate
    disc.

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hump

  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; prominence; bump; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns
  • verb round one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward
    hunch forward; hunch; hunch over.

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elliptic

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) in the form of an ellipse
  • adjective satellite rounded like an egg
    oval-shaped; prolate; ovate; ovoid; elliptical; oval; egg-shaped; oviform.

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swelling

  • noun an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
    puffiness; lump.
  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; bump; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns

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fat

  • noun a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)
    • pizza has too much fat
  • noun a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs
    fatty tissue; adipose tissue.
    • fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold

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nutlike

  • adjective satellite having the flavor of nuts
    nutty.
    • a nutty sherry
  • adjective satellite resembling a nut in shape and size

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fattiness

  • noun having the property of containing fat
    adiposeness; adiposity.
    • he recommended exercise to reduce my adiposity

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curate_cycloid

  • noun a cycloid generated by a point inside the rolling circle

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paraboloid

  • noun a surface having parabolic sections parallel to a single coordinate axis and elliptic sections perpendicular to that axis

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abdominousness

  • noun the bodily property of a protruding belly
    paunchiness.

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gibbosity

  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; bump; swelling; excrescence; jut; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns

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convexity

  • noun the property possessed by a convex shape
    convexness.
  • noun a shape that curves or bulges outward
    convex shape.

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oleaginousness

  • noun consisting of or covered with oil
    oiliness; greasiness.
  • noun smug self-serving earnestness
    fulsomeness; unction; oiliness; smarminess; unctuousness.

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extrusion

  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; bump; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns
  • noun squeezing out by applying pressure
    expulsion.
    • an unexpected extrusion of toothpaste from the bottom of the tube
    • the expulsion of pus from the pimple

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button

  • noun a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes
  • noun an electrical switch operated by pressing
    push; push button.
    • the elevator was operated by push buttons
    • the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk

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pudginess

  • noun the property of having a plump and round body
    chubbiness; tubbiness; rolypoliness.

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science

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    scientific discipline.
    • the science of genetics
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    skill.
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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roundness

  • noun the fullness of a tone of voice
    rotundity.
    • there is a musky roundness to his wordiness
  • noun the quality of being round numbers
    • he gave us the results in round numbers, but their roundness didn't affect the point he was making

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biological

  • adjective pertaining to biology or to life and living things
    biologic.
  • adjective of parents and children; related by blood
    • biological child

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optics

  • noun the branch of physics that studies the physical properties of light
  • noun optical properties
    • the optics of a telescope

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conglomeration

  • noun a rounded spherical form
    conglobation.
  • noun a sum total of many heterogenous things taken together
    aggregate; congeries.

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bean-shaped

  • adjective satellite having a shape resembling a bean

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holography

  • noun the branch of optics that deals with the use of coherent light from a laser in order to make a hologram that can then be used to create a three-dimensional image

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almond

  • noun small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull; cultivated in southern Australia and California
    Amygdalus communis; Prunus dulcis; sweet almond; Prunus amygdalus.
  • noun oval-shaped edible seed of the almond tree

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morphology

  • noun the branch of biology that deals with the structure of animals and plants
  • noun studies of the rules for forming admissible words

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crescent

  • noun any shape resembling the curved shape of the moon in its first or last quarters
  • adjective satellite resembling the new moon in shape
    crescent-shaped; lunate; semilunar.

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sausage

  • noun highly seasoned minced meat stuffed in casings
  • noun a small nonrigid airship used for observation or as a barrage balloon
    sausage balloon; blimp.

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heaviness

  • noun the property of being comparatively great in weight
    weightiness.
    • the heaviness of lead
  • noun persisting sadness
    • nothing lifted the heaviness of her heart after her loss

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microbiology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies microorganisms and their effects on humans

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fatness

  • noun excess bodily weight
    blubber; avoirdupois; fat.
    • she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others

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fleshiness

  • noun more than average fatness
    corpulency; obesity.

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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environmental_science

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
    bionomics; ecology.

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conglomerate

  • noun a composite rock made up of particles of varying size
    pudding stone.
  • noun a group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization
    empire.

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pancake

  • noun a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
    flapjack; flannel-cake; hot cake; hotcake; griddlecake; flapcake; battercake; flannel cake.

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rotundness

  • noun the roundness of a 3-dimensional object
    sphericity; sphericalness; globularness; globosity; rotundity.

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physiology

  • noun the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
  • noun processes and functions of an organism

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change

  • noun an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
    modification; alteration.
    • the change was intended to increase sales
    • this storm is certainly a change for the worse
    • the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago
  • noun a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
    • he attributed the change to their marriage

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round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

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parabolical

  • adjective resembling or expressed by parables
    parabolic.
  • adjective satellite having the form of a parabola
    parabolic.

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algology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies algae
    phycology.

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topography

  • noun the configuration of a surface and the relations among its man-made and natural features
  • noun precise detailed study of the surface features of a region

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apple

  • noun fruit with red or yellow or green skin and sweet to tart crisp whitish flesh
  • noun native Eurasian tree widely cultivated in many varieties for its firm rounded edible fruits
    orchard apple tree; Malus pumila.

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keenness

  • noun a quick and penetrating intelligence
    sharpness; acuteness; acuity.
    • he argued with great acuteness
    • I admired the keenness of his mind
  • noun a positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something
    avidity; avidness; eagerness.

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pillar-shaped

  • adjective satellite shaped like a cylindrical pillar

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oval

  • noun a closed plane curve resulting from the intersection of a circular cone and a plane cutting completely through it
    ellipse.
    • the sums of the distances from the foci to any point on an ellipse is constant
  • adjective satellite rounded like an egg
    oval-shaped; prolate; ovate; ovoid; elliptic; elliptical; egg-shaped; oviform.

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auriform

  • adjective satellite having a shape resembling an ear
    ear-like; ear-shaped.

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lingulate

  • adjective satellite shaped like a tongue
    tongue-shaped.

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conglobation

  • noun a rounded spherical form
    conglomeration.
  • noun an occurrence combining miscellaneous things into a (more or less) rounded mass
    conglomeration.

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neurobiology

  • noun the branch of biology that deals with the anatomy and physiology and pathology of the nervous system

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pearl

  • noun a smooth lustrous round structure inside the shell of a clam or oyster; much valued as a jewel
  • noun a shade of white the color of bleached bones
    ivory; off-white; bone.

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bulblike

  • adjective satellite shaped like a bulb
    bulb-shaped; bulbous.

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curvature

  • noun (medicine) a curving or bending; often abnormal
    • curvature of the spine
  • noun the rate of change (at a point) of the angle between a curve and a tangent to the curve

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time-ball

  • noun a ball that slides down a staff to show a fixed time; especially at an observatory

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eccentricity

  • noun strange and unconventional behavior
  • noun (geometry) a ratio describing the shape of a conic section; the ratio of the distance between the foci to the length of the major axis
    • a circle is an ellipse with zero eccentricity

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circle

  • noun ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point
    • he calculated the circumference of the circle
  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    band; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot

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disciform

  • adjective satellite having a round or oval shape like a disc
    • a disciform skin lesion

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dullness

  • noun the quality of being slow to understand
    obtuseness.
  • noun the quality of lacking interestingness
    • the stories were of a dullness to bring a buffalo to its knees

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bionomics

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
    ecology; environmental science.

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pumpkin

  • noun a coarse vine widely cultivated for its large pulpy round orange fruit with firm orange skin and numerous seeds; subspecies of Cucurbita pepo include the summer squashes and a few autumn squashes
    Cucurbita pepo; autumn pumpkin; pumpkin vine.
  • noun usually large pulpy deep-yellow round fruit of the squash family maturing in late summer or early autumn

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catoptrics

  • noun branch of optics dealing with formation of images by mirrors

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zoological_science

  • noun the branch of biology that studies animals
    zoology.

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toroid

  • noun the doughnut-shaped object enclosed by a torus
  • noun a ring-shaped surface generated by rotating a circle around an axis that does not intersect the circle
    torus.

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sphere

  • noun a particular environment or walk of life
    arena; domain; area; orbit; field.
    • his social sphere is limited
    • it was a closed area of employment
    • he's out of my orbit
  • noun any spherically shaped artifact

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allantoid

  • adjective satellite shaped like a sausage
    sausage-shaped.

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botanist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    phytologist; plant scientist.

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embonpoint

  • noun the bodily property of being well rounded
    roundness; plumpness.
  • adjective satellite sufficiently fat so as to have a pleasing fullness of figure;
    chubby; plump.
    • a chubby child
    • pleasingly plump

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paleobiology

  • noun a branch of paleontology that deals with the origin and growth and structure of fossil animals and plants as living organisms
    palaeobiology.

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annulated

  • adjective satellite shaped like a ring
    ring-shaped; annulate; annular; doughnut-shaped; circinate; ringed.

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globular

  • adjective satellite having the shape of a sphere or ball
    spherical; ball-shaped; global; orbicular; spheric; globose.
    • a spherical object
    • nearly orbicular in shape
    • little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey

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cumuliform

  • adjective satellite shaped like a cumulus cloud

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oblate

  • noun a lay person dedicated to religious work or the religious life
  • adjective having the equatorial diameter greater than the polar diameter; being flattened at the poles
    pumpkin-shaped.

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elliptical

  • adjective satellite rounded like an egg
    oval-shaped; prolate; ovate; ovoid; elliptic; oval; egg-shaped; oviform.
  • adjective satellite characterized by extreme economy of expression or omission of superfluous elements
    elliptic.
    • the dialogue is elliptic and full of dark hints
    • the explanation was concise, even elliptical to the verge of obscurity"- H.O.Taylor

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circular

  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; broadside; flyer; broadsheet; throwaway.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers
  • adjective having a circular shape
    round.

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plant

  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    works; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    flora; plant life.

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plump

  • noun the sound of a sudden heavy fall
  • verb drop sharply
    plummet.
    • The stock market plummeted

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protuberance

  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; bump; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns
  • noun the condition of being protuberant; the condition of bulging out
    • the protuberance of his belly

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prolate_cycloid

  • noun a cycloid generated by a point outside the rolling circle

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rotund

  • adjective satellite spherical in shape
  • adjective satellite (of sounds) full and rich
    round; orotund; pear-shaped.
    • orotund tones
    • the rotund and reverberating phrase
    • pear-shaped vowels

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driblet

  • noun a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
    drop; drib.
    • he had a drop too much to drink
    • a drop of each sample was analyzed
    • there is not a drop of pity in that man
    • years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling

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roundish

  • adjective satellite somewhat round in appearance or form

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cylindricality

  • noun the roundness of a 3-dimensional cylinder
    cylindricalness.

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phytologist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    botanist; plant scientist.

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spheric

  • adjective satellite having the shape of a sphere or ball
    spherical; ball-shaped; globular; global; orbicular; globose.
    • a spherical object
    • nearly orbicular in shape
    • little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey

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fireball

  • noun an especially luminous meteor (sometimes exploding)
    bolide.
  • noun a highly energetic and indefatigable person
    human dynamo; ball of fire; powerhouse.

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egg

  • noun animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds
  • noun oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
    eggs.

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circularity

  • noun the roundness of a 2-dimensional figure
    disk shape.

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rounded

  • adjective curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged
    • low rounded hills
    • rounded shoulders
  • verb wind around; move along a circular course
    round.
    • round the bend

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pear-shaped

  • adjective satellite having a round shape tapered at one end
  • adjective satellite (of sounds) full and rich
    rotund; round; orotund.
    • orotund tones
    • the rotund and reverberating phrase
    • pear-shaped vowels

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round_shape

  • noun a shape that is curved and without sharp angles

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spheroidal

  • adjective satellite having the nature or shape of an ellipsoid
    ellipsoidal; ellipsoid.

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astrobiology

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the effects of outer space on living organisms and the search for extraterrestrial life
    exobiology; space biology.

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bunch

  • noun a grouping of a number of similar things
    clustering; cluster; clump.
    • a bunch of trees
    • a cluster of admirers
  • noun an informal body of friends
    gang; crowd; crew.
    • he still hangs out with the same crowd

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paunchiness

  • noun the bodily property of a protruding belly
    abdominousness.

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botanical

  • noun a drug made from part of a plant (as the bark or root or leaves)
  • adjective of or relating to plants or botany
    botanic.
    • botanical garden

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concentricity

  • noun the quality of having the same center (as circles inside one another)

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parabola

  • noun a plane curve formed by the intersection of a right circular cone and a plane parallel to an element of the curve

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belch

  • noun a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth
    burping; eructation; belching; burp.
  • verb expel gas from the stomach
    bubble; burp; eruct.
    • In China it is polite to burp at the table

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radiobiology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the effects of radiation on living organisms

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adiposeness

  • noun having the property of containing fat
    fattiness; adiposity.
    • he recommended exercise to reduce my adiposity

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bulginess

  • noun the property possessed by a rounded convexity
    roundedness.

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drop

  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    bead; pearl.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead
  • noun a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
    driblet; drib.
    • he had a drop too much to drink
    • a drop of each sample was analyzed
    • there is not a drop of pity in that man
    • years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling

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greasiness

  • noun consisting of or covered with oil
    oleaginousness; oiliness.

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circularize

  • verb canvass by distributing letters
    circularise.
  • verb canvass by using a questionnaire

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bone

  • noun rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
    os.
  • noun the porous calcified substance from which bones are made
    osseous tissue.

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heavy

  • noun an actor who plays villainous roles
  • noun a serious (or tragic) role in a play

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plant_scientist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    phytologist; botanist.

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weight

  • noun the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
  • noun sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting; it is not attached to anything and is raised and lowered by use of the hands and arms
    exercising weight; free weight.

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bump

  • noun a lump on the body caused by a blow
  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns

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pteridology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies ferns

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globe

  • noun the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
    earth; world.
    • the Earth moves around the sun
    • he sailed around the world
  • noun an object with a spherical shape
    ball; orb.
    • a ball of fire

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excrescence

  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; bump; swelling; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns
  • noun (pathology) an abnormal outgrowth or enlargement of some part of the body

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ripple

  • noun a small wave on the surface of a liquid
    riffle; wavelet; rippling.
  • noun (electronics) an oscillation of small amplitude imposed on top of a steady value

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thick

  • noun the location of something surrounded by other things
    midst.
    • in the midst of the crowd
  • adjective not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions
    • an inch thick
    • a thick board
    • a thick sandwich
    • spread a thick layer of butter
    • thick coating of dust
    • thick warm blankets

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space

  • noun the unlimited expanse in which everything is located
    infinite.
    • they tested his ability to locate objects in space
    • the boundless regions of the infinite
  • noun an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
    • the architect left space in front of the building
    • they stopped at an open space in the jungle
    • the space between his teeth

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rod-shaped

  • adjective satellite formed like a bacillus
    bacilliform; bacillar; baculiform; bacillary.
  • adjective satellite resembling a rod
    rodlike.

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eccentric

  • noun a person with an unusual or odd personality
    eccentric person; geek; oddball; flake.
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; character; type.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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exobiology

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the effects of outer space on living organisms and the search for extraterrestrial life
    astrobiology; space biology.

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volute

  • noun ornament consisting of a curve on a plane that winds around a center with an increasing distance from the center
    spiral.
  • noun a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
    coil; spiral; helix; whorl.
    • a coil of rope

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convex_shape

  • noun a shape that curves or bulges outward
    convexity.

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annulate

  • adjective satellite shaped like a ring
    ring-shaped; annulated; annular; doughnut-shaped; circinate; ringed.

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zoological

  • adjective concerning the study of animals and their classification and properties
    • zoological research
  • adjective of or relating to animals or animal groups
    • zoological garden

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ear-like

  • adjective satellite having a shape resembling an ear
    auriform; ear-shaped.

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buxomness

  • noun the bodily property of being attractively plump and vigorous and (of women) full-bosomed

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turbinate

  • noun any of the scrolled spongy bones of the nasal passages in man and other vertebrates
    turbinate bone; turbinal.
  • adjective of or relating to the scroll-shaped turbinate bones in the nasal passages

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orb

  • noun the ball-shaped capsule containing the vertebrate eye
    eyeball.
  • noun an object with a spherical shape
    globe; ball.
    • a ball of fire

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oblateness

  • noun the property possessed by a round shape that is flattened at the poles
    ellipticity.
    • the oblateness of the planet

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stalagmite

  • noun a cylinder of calcium carbonate projecting upward from the floor of a limestone cave

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crookedness

  • noun a tortuous and twisted shape or position
    tortuousness; contortion; tortuosity; torsion.
    • they built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs
    • the acrobat performed incredible contortions
  • noun having or distinguished by crooks or curves or bends or angles

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angularity

  • noun a shape having one or more sharp angles
    angular shape.
  • noun the property possessed by a shape that has angles

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domed

  • adjective satellite having a hemispherical vault or dome
    vaulted.

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clump

  • noun a grouping of a number of similar things
    clustering; cluster; bunch.
    • a bunch of trees
    • a cluster of admirers
  • noun a compact mass
    clod; ball; glob; lump; chunk.
    • a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder

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botany

  • noun all the plant life in a particular region or period
    flora; vegetation.
    • Pleistocene vegetation
    • the flora of southern California
    • the botany of China
  • noun the branch of biology that studies plants
    phytology.

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umbrellalike

  • adjective satellite resembling an umbrella

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phycology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies algae
    algology.

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revolution

  • noun a drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving
    • the industrial revolution was also a cultural revolution
  • noun the overthrow of a government by those who are governed

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beadlike

  • adjective satellite small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or button
    beady; buttony; buttonlike.
    • bright beady eyes
    • black buttony eyes

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body_weight

  • noun the weight of a person's body

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ring

  • noun a characteristic sound
    • it has the ring of sincerity
  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; anchor ring; doughnut; halo.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke

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disklike

  • adjective satellite having a flat circular shape
    discoidal; discoid; disc-shaped; disk-shaped; disclike.

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squattiness

  • noun a short and stout physique
    dumpiness.

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bowfront

  • adjective satellite having an outward curving front
    • a bowfront dresser
    • a bowfront house

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embryology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the formation and early development of living organisms

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ellipsoid_of_revolution

  • noun a shape that is generated by rotating an ellipse around one of its axes
    spheroid.
    • it looked like a sphere but on closer examination I saw it was really a spheroid

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armillary_sphere

  • noun a celestial globe consisting of metal hoops; used by early astronomers to determine the positions of stars
    armilla.

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environmental

  • adjective of or relating to the external conditions or surroundings
    • environmental factors
  • adjective concerned with the ecological effects of altering the environment
    • environmental pollution

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paraboloidal

  • adjective satellite having the shape of a paraboloid

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coccoid

  • adjective satellite spherical; like a coccus
    • a coccoid microorganism

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molecular

  • adjective relating to or produced by or consisting of molecules
    • molecular structure
    • molecular oxygen
    • molecular weight is the sum of all the atoms in a molecule
  • adjective relating to simple or elementary organization
    • proceed by more and more detailed analysis to the molecular facts of perception"--G.A. Miller

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stoutness

  • noun the property of being strong and resolute
    stalwartness.
  • noun the property of excessive fatness
    corpulence; overweight; adiposis.

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froth

  • noun a mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid
    foam.
    • the beer had a thick head of foam
  • verb become bubbly or frothy or foaming
    foam; effervesce; sparkle; form bubbles; fizz.
    • The boiling soup was frothing
    • The river was foaming
    • Sparkling water

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avoirdupois

  • noun a system of weights based on the 16-ounce pound (or 7,000 grains)
    avoirdupois weight.
  • noun excess bodily weight
    blubber; fat; fatness.
    • she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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capitate

  • noun the wrist bone with a rounded head shape that articulates with the 3rd metacarpus
    os capitatum; capitate bone.
  • adjective satellite being abruptly enlarged and globose at the tip

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steatopygia

  • noun an extreme accumulation of fat on the buttocks

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ringed

  • adjective satellite shaped like a ring
    ring-shaped; annulate; annulated; annular; doughnut-shaped; circinate.
  • verb sound loudly and sonorously
    ring; peal.
    • the bells rang

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discoidal

  • adjective satellite having a flat circular shape
    disklike; discoid; disc-shaped; disk-shaped; disclike.

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shank

  • noun a cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg
  • noun the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle

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contour

  • noun a line drawn on a map connecting points of equal height
    contour line.
  • noun any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
    shape; configuration; form; conformation.
    • he could barely make out their shapes

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egg-shaped

  • adjective satellite rounded like an egg
    oval-shaped; prolate; ovate; ovoid; elliptic; elliptical; oval; oviform.

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soap

  • noun a cleansing agent made from the salts of vegetable or animal fats
  • noun money offered as a bribe

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circlet

  • noun a small circle
  • noun decorated metal band worn around the head

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coil

  • noun a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
    volute; spiral; helix; whorl.
    • a coil of rope
  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; scroll; whorl; curl; curlicue; roll.

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olive-like

  • adjective satellite resembling an olive
    olivelike.

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equatorial

  • noun a telescope whose mounting has only two axes of motion, one parallel to the Earth's axis and the other one at right angles to it
  • adjective of or relating to or at an equator
    • equatorial diameter

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gyre

  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    ringlet; scroll; whorl; coil; curl; curlicue; roll.

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torus

  • noun a ring-shaped surface generated by rotating a circle around an axis that does not intersect the circle
    toroid.
  • noun commonly the lowest molding at the base of a column
    tore.

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gather

  • noun sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching
    gathering.
  • noun the act of gathering something
    gathering.

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pipe

  • noun a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
    tobacco pipe.
  • noun a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
    piping; pipage.

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sphericalness

  • noun the roundness of a 3-dimensional object
    sphericity; globularness; globosity; rotundness; rotundity.

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apple-shaped

  • adjective satellite having the general shape of an apple

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barrel

  • noun a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
    gun barrel.
  • noun a cylindrical container that holds liquids
    cask.

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amygdaliform

  • adjective satellite shaped like an almond
    almond-shaped; amygdaloidal; amygdaloid.

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globose

  • adjective satellite having the shape of a sphere or ball
    spherical; ball-shaped; globular; global; orbicular; spheric.
    • a spherical object
    • nearly orbicular in shape
    • little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey

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bulging

  • adjective curving or bulging outward
    convex.
  • verb swell or protrude outwards
    bulge; protrude; pouch.
    • His stomach bulged after the huge meal

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ring-shaped

  • adjective satellite shaped like a ring
    annulate; annulated; annular; doughnut-shaped; circinate; ringed.

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adiposis

  • noun the property of excessive fatness
    corpulence; stoutness; overweight.

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osculate

  • verb be intermediate between two taxonomic groups
    • These species osculate
  • verb have at least three points in common with
    • one curve osculates the other
    • these two surfaces osculate

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protrusion

  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; bump; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns
  • noun the act of projecting out from something
    jutting; projection; jut.

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phytology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies plants
    botany.

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ellipsoid

  • noun a surface whose plane sections are all ellipses or circles
    • the Earth is an ellipsoid
  • adjective satellite having the nature or shape of an ellipsoid
    ellipsoidal; spheroidal.

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sphericity

  • noun the roundness of a 3-dimensional object
    sphericalness; globularness; globosity; rotundness; rotundity.

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helix

  • noun a curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle
    spiral.
  • noun a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
    coil; volute; spiral; whorl.
    • a coil of rope

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parabolic

  • adjective resembling or expressed by parables
    parabolical.
  • adjective satellite having the form of a parabola
    parabolical.

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buttony

  • adjective satellite small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or button
    beady; beadlike; buttonlike.
    • bright beady eyes
    • black buttony eyes
  • adjective satellite ornamented with many buttons

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air_bubble

  • noun a bubble of air

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dumpiness

  • noun a short and stout physique
    squattiness.

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babble

  • noun gibberish resembling the sounds of a baby
    lallation; babbling.
  • verb utter meaningless sounds, like a baby, or utter in an incoherent way
    • The old man is only babbling--don't pay attention

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bean

  • noun any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food
    edible bean.
  • noun any of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans

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watermelon

  • noun an African melon
    watermelon vine; Citrullus vulgaris.
  • noun large oblong or roundish melon with a hard green rind and sweet watery red or occasionally yellowish pulp

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bead

  • noun a small ball with a hole through the middle
  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    pearl; drop.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead

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globosity

  • noun the roundness of a 3-dimensional object
    sphericity; sphericalness; globularness; rotundness; rotundity.

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pellet

  • noun a small sphere
  • noun a solid missile discharged from a firearm
    shot.
    • the shot buzzed past his ear

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tubbiness

  • noun the property of having a plump and round body
    pudginess; chubbiness; rolypoliness.

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stratification

  • noun the act or process or arranging persons into classes or social strata
  • noun the condition of being arranged in social strata or classes within a group
    social stratification.

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beady

  • adjective satellite small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or button
    buttony; beadlike; buttonlike.
    • bright beady eyes
    • black buttony eyes
  • adjective satellite covered with beads or jewels or sequins
    gemmed; spangled; jewelled; sequined; spangly; jeweled.

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ovate

  • adjective satellite of a leaf shape; egg-shaped with the broader end at the base
  • adjective satellite rounded like an egg
    oval-shaped; prolate; ovoid; elliptic; elliptical; oval; egg-shaped; oviform.

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plumpness

  • noun the bodily property of being well rounded
    roundness; embonpoint.

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ear-shaped

  • adjective satellite having a shape resembling an ear
    auriform; ear-like.

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biogeography

  • noun dealing with the geographical distribution of animals and plants

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bluntness

  • noun the quality of being direct and outspoken
    • the bluntness of a Yorkshireman
  • noun without sharpness or clearness of edge or point
    dullness.
    • the dullness of the pencil made his writing illegible

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bellied

  • adjective having a belly; often used in combination
  • verb swell out or bulge out
    belly out; belly.

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pancake-like

  • adjective satellite resembling a pancake in shape

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disclike

  • adjective satellite having a flat circular shape
    disklike; discoidal; discoid; disc-shaped; disk-shaped.

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paleobotany

  • noun the study of fossil plants
    palaeobotany.

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dome

  • noun a concave shape whose distinguishing characteristic is that the concavity faces downward
  • noun informal terms for a human head
    noodle; attic; bean; noggin; bonce.

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ellipticity

  • noun the property possessed by a round shape that is flattened at the poles
    oblateness.
    • the oblateness of the planet

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sociobiology

  • noun the branch of biology that conducts comparative studies of the social organization of animals (including human beings) with regard to its evolutionary history

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configuration

  • noun an arrangement of parts or elements
    constellation.
    • the outcome depends on the configuration of influences at the time
  • noun any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
    shape; contour; form; conformation.
    • he could barely make out their shapes

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roller

  • noun a grounder that rolls along the infield
  • noun a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
    rolling wave; roll.

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drum

  • noun a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end
    tympan; membranophone.
  • noun the sound of a drum
    • he could hear the drums before he heard the fifes

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space_biology

  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the effects of outer space on living organisms and the search for extraterrestrial life
    exobiology; astrobiology.

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equal

  • noun a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
    peer; compeer; match.
  • verb be identical or equivalent to
    be.
    • One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!

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rolypoliness

  • noun the property of having a plump and round body
    pudginess; chubbiness; tubbiness.

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watermelon-shaped

  • adjective having the polar diameter greater than the equatorial diameter
    prolate.
    • a prolate spheroid is generated by revolving an ellipse about its major axis

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grain

  • noun a relatively small granular particle of a substance
    • a grain of sand
    • a grain of sugar
  • noun foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
    food grain; cereal.

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almond-shaped

  • adjective satellite shaped like an almond
    amygdaliform; amygdaloidal; amygdaloid.

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poly

(Bot.) A whitish woolly plant (Teucrium Polium) of the order Labiatæ, found throughout the Mediterranean region. The name, with sundry prefixes, is sometimes given to other related species of the same genus. Spelt also poley.

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capitatum

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conglobe

  • verb assume a globular shape
    conglobate.

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rodlike

  • adjective satellite resembling a rod
    rod-shaped.

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capitate_bone

  • noun the wrist bone with a rounded head shape that articulates with the 3rd metacarpus
    os capitatum; capitate.

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aspherical

  • adjective satellite varying slightly from a perfectly spherical shape
    aspheric.

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genetic

  • adjective satellite occurring among members of a family usually by heredity
    transmissible; familial; hereditary; transmitted; inherited.
    • an inherited disease
    • familial traits
    • genetically transmitted features
  • adjective of or relating to or produced by or being a gene
    genetical; genic.
    • genic combinations
    • genetic code

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mothball

  • noun a small sphere of camphor or naphthalene used to keep moths away from stored clothing
    camphor ball.
  • verb put into long-term storage

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protuberant

  • adjective satellite curving outward
    bellying; bulbous; bulging; bellied; bulgy.

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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stalactite

  • noun a cylinder of calcium carbonate hanging from the roof of a limestone cave

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olivelike

  • adjective satellite resembling an olive
    olive-like.

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molecular_biology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the structure and activity of macromolecules essential to life (and especially with their genetic role)

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bulb

  • noun a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure
  • noun electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity
    lightbulb; electric light; light bulb; electric-light bulb; incandescent lamp.

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palaeobotany

  • noun the study of fossil plants
    paleobotany.

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brake_drum

  • noun a hollow cast-iron cylinder attached to the wheel that forms part of the brakes
    drum.

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prominence

  • noun the state of being prominent: widely known or eminent
  • noun relative importance

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air

  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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bulb-shaped

  • adjective satellite shaped like a bulb
    bulbous; bulblike.

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aspheric

  • adjective satellite varying slightly from a perfectly spherical shape
    aspherical.

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amygdaloidal

  • adjective satellite shaped like an almond
    amygdaliform; almond-shaped; amygdaloid.

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cylinder

  • noun a solid bounded by a cylindrical surface and two parallel planes (the bases)
  • noun a surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line

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equator

  • noun an imaginary line around the Earth forming the great circle that is equidistant from the north and south poles
    • the equator is the boundary between the northern and southern hemispheres
  • noun a circle dividing a sphere or other surface into two usually equal and symmetrical parts

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prolate

  • adjective having the polar diameter greater than the equatorial diameter
    watermelon-shaped.
    • a prolate spheroid is generated by revolving an ellipse about its major axis
  • adjective satellite rounded like an egg
    oval-shaped; ovate; ovoid; elliptic; elliptical; oval; egg-shaped; oviform.

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epicycle

  • noun a circle that rolls around (inside or outside) another circle; generates an epicycloid or hypocycloid

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cluster

  • noun a grouping of a number of similar things
    clustering; clump; bunch.
    • a bunch of trees
    • a cluster of admirers
  • verb come together as in a cluster or flock
    flock; clump; constellate.
    • The poets constellate in this town every summer

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rim

  • noun the shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object
  • noun (basketball) the hoop from which the net is suspended
    • the ball hit the rim and bounced off

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brake

  • noun a restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle
  • noun any of various ferns of the genus Pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants

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cone

  • noun any cone-shaped artifact
  • noun a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point
    cone shape; conoid.

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whorl

  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; scroll; coil; curl; curlicue; roll.
  • noun a strand or cluster of hair
    lock; curl; ringlet.

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whirl

  • noun confused movement
    commotion.
    • he was caught up in a whirl of work
    • a commotion of people fought for the exits
  • noun the shape of something rotating rapidly
    swirl; vortex; convolution.

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ball-shaped

  • adjective satellite having the shape of a sphere or ball
    spherical; globular; global; orbicular; spheric; globose.
    • a spherical object
    • nearly orbicular in shape
    • little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey

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hyperboloidal

  • adjective satellite having the shape of a hyperboloid

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wound

  • noun an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
    lesion.
  • noun a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
    injury; combat injury.

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roundedness

  • noun the property possessed by a rounded convexity
    bulginess.

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concavity

  • noun a shape that curves or bends inward
    concave shape; incurvature; incurvation.
  • noun the property possessed by a concave shape
    concaveness.

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belly

  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; stomach; abdomen.
  • noun a protruding abdomen
    paunch.

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wheel

  • noun a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
  • noun a handwheel that is used for steering
    steering wheel.

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lunate

  • adjective satellite resembling the new moon in shape
    crescent-shaped; crescent; semilunar.

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ball

  • noun round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games
    • the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve
    • the mayor threw out the first ball
    • the ball rolled into the corner pocket
  • noun a solid projectile that is shot by a musket
    musket ball.
    • they had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball

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osculating_circle

  • noun the circle that touches a curve (on the concave side) and whose radius is the radius of curvature
    circle of curvature.

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pinwheel-shaped

  • adjective satellite having the round shape of a pinwheel

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foam

  • noun a mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid
    froth.
    • the beer had a thick head of foam
  • noun a lightweight material in cellular form; made by introducing gas bubbles during manufacture

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overweight

  • noun the property of excessive fatness
    corpulence; stoutness; adiposis.
  • adjective satellite usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it
    heavy; fleshy.

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corpulence

  • noun the property of excessive fatness
    stoutness; overweight; adiposis.

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concaveness

  • noun the property possessed by a concave shape
    concavity.

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chubbiness

  • noun the property of having a plump and round body
    pudginess; tubbiness; rolypoliness.

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bellying

  • adjective satellite curving outward
    bulbous; bulging; bellied; bulgy; protuberant.
  • verb swell out or bulge out
    belly out; belly.

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ellipsoidal

  • adjective satellite having the nature or shape of an ellipsoid
    ellipsoid; spheroidal.

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straightness

  • noun (of hair) lack of a tendency to curl
  • noun freedom from crooks or curves or bends or angles

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camphor

  • noun a resin obtained from the camphor tree; used in making celluloid and liniment

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model

  • noun a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
    framework; theoretical account.
    • the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems
  • noun a type of product
    • his car was an old model

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drib

  • noun a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
    drop; driblet.
    • he had a drop too much to drink
    • a drop of each sample was analyzed
    • there is not a drop of pity in that man
    • years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling

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spherical

  • adjective of or relating to spheres or resembling a sphere
    • spherical geometry
  • adjective satellite having the shape of a sphere or ball
    ball-shaped; globular; global; orbicular; spheric; globose.
    • a spherical object
    • nearly orbicular in shape
    • little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey

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stout

  • noun a strong very dark heavy-bodied ale made from pale malt and roasted unmalted barley and (often) caramel malt with hops
  • noun a garment size for a large or heavy person

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moonlike

  • adjective satellite resembling the moon in shape
    moon-round.

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mycology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies fungi and fungus-caused diseases

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shape

  • noun any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
    configuration; contour; form; conformation.
    • he could barely make out their shapes
  • noun the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
    form.
    • geometry is the mathematical science of shape

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biologist

  • noun (biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
    life scientist.

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disk-shaped

  • adjective satellite having a flat circular shape
    disklike; discoidal; discoid; disc-shaped; disclike.

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convolution

  • noun the shape of something rotating rapidly
    swirl; whirl; vortex.
  • noun a convex fold or elevation in the surface of the brain
    gyrus.

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goblet

  • noun a drinking glass with a base and stem
  • noun a bowl-shaped drinking vessel; especially the Eucharistic cup
    chalice.

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buttonlike

  • adjective satellite small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or button
    beady; buttony; beadlike.
    • bright beady eyes
    • black buttony eyes

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biological_science

  • noun the science that studies living organisms
    biology.

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crescent-shaped

  • adjective satellite resembling the new moon in shape
    lunate; crescent; semilunar.

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globularness

  • noun the roundness of a 3-dimensional object
    sphericity; sphericalness; globosity; rotundness; rotundity.

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adiposity

  • noun having the property of containing fat
    fattiness; adiposeness.
    • he recommended exercise to reduce my adiposity

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match

  • noun lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction
    lucifer; friction match.
    • he always carries matches to light his pipe
    • as long you've a lucifer to light your fag
  • noun a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete

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circle_of_curvature

  • noun the circle that touches a curve (on the concave side) and whose radius is the radius of curvature
    osculating circle.

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cone_shape

  • noun a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point
    conoid; cone.

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orbicular

  • adjective satellite circular or nearly circular
    orbiculate.
  • adjective satellite having the shape of a sphere or ball
    spherical; ball-shaped; globular; global; spheric; globose.
    • a spherical object
    • nearly orbicular in shape
    • little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey

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amygdaloid

  • noun volcanic rock in which rounded cavities formed by expanding gas have subsequently become filled with mineral deposits
  • adjective satellite shaped like an almond
    amygdaliform; almond-shaped; amygdaloidal.

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swirl

  • noun the shape of something rotating rapidly
    whirl; vortex; convolution.
  • verb turn in a twisting or spinning motion
    whirl; twiddle; twirl.
    • The leaves swirled in the autumn wind

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disc-shaped

  • adjective satellite having a flat circular shape
    disklike; discoidal; discoid; disk-shaped; disclike.

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convexness

  • noun the property possessed by a convex shape
    convexity.

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doughnut

  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; ring; anchor ring; halo.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke
  • noun a small ring-shaped friedcake
    donut; sinker.

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like

  • noun a similar kind
    the likes of; the like.
    • dogs, foxes, and the like", "we don't want the likes of you around here
  • noun a kind of person
    ilk.
    • We'll not see his like again
    • I can't tolerate people of his ilk

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shaped

  • adjective satellite shaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass (as by work or effort)
    wrought; molded.
    • a shaped handgrip
    • the molded steel plates
    • the wrought silver bracelet
  • verb shape or influence; give direction to
    influence; shape; regulate; mold; determine.
    • experience often determines ability
    • mold public opinion

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bulge

  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; gibbousness; hump; prominence; bump; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns
  • verb swell or protrude outwards
    protrude; pouch.
    • His stomach bulged after the huge meal

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curlicue

  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; scroll; whorl; coil; curl; roll.
  • noun a short twisting line
    squiggle.

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pillar

  • noun a fundamental principle or practice
    • science eroded the pillars of superstition
  • noun anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower
    column; tower.
    • the test tube held a column of white powder
    • a tower of dust rose above the horizon
    • a thin pillar of smoke betrayed their campsite

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oviform

  • adjective satellite rounded like an egg
    oval-shaped; prolate; ovate; ovoid; elliptic; elliptical; oval; egg-shaped.

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vortex

  • noun the shape of something rotating rapidly
    swirl; whirl; convolution.
  • noun a powerful circular current of water (usually the result of conflicting tides)
    maelstrom; whirlpool.

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bulgy

  • adjective satellite curving outward
    bellying; bulbous; bulging; bellied; protuberant.

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ecology

  • noun the environment as it relates to living organisms
    • it changed the ecology of the island
  • noun the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
    bionomics; environmental science.

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weightiness

  • noun the relative importance granted to something
    weight.
    • his opinion carries great weight
    • the progression implied an increasing weightiness of the items listed
  • noun the property of being comparatively great in weight
    heaviness.
    • the heaviness of lead

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vaulted

  • adjective satellite having a hemispherical vault or dome
    domed.
  • verb jump across or leap over (an obstacle)
    vault; overleap.

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spheroid

  • noun a shape that is generated by rotating an ellipse around one of its axes
    ellipsoid of revolution.
    • it looked like a sphere but on closer examination I saw it was really a spheroid

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circinate

  • adjective satellite shaped like a ring
    ring-shaped; annulate; annulated; annular; doughnut-shaped; ringed.

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saucer

  • noun something with a round shape resembling a flat circular plate
    disc; disk.
    • the moon's disk hung in a cloudless sky
  • noun a small shallow dish for holding a cup at the table

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gross

  • noun twelve dozen
    144.
  • noun the entire amount of income before any deductions are made
    receipts; revenue.

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bulbous

  • adjective satellite shaped like a bulb
    bulb-shaped; bulblike.
  • adjective satellite curving outward
    bellying; bulging; bellied; bulgy; protuberant.

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genetics

  • noun the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
    genetic science.

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moon-round

  • adjective satellite resembling the moon in shape
    moonlike.

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tube

  • noun conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
    tubing.
  • noun electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
    vacuum tube; electron tube; thermionic vacuum tube; thermionic valve; thermionic tube.

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moon

  • noun the natural satellite of the Earth
    • the average distance to the Moon is 384,400 kilometers
    • men first stepped on the moon in 1969
  • noun any object resembling a moon
    • he made a moon lamp that he used as a night light
    • the clock had a moon that showed various phases

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teardrop

  • noun anything shaped like a falling drop (as a pendant gem on an earring)
  • noun a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands
    tear.
    • his story brought tears to her eyes

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genetic_science

  • noun the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
    genetics.

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os_capitatum

  • noun the wrist bone with a rounded head shape that articulates with the 3rd metacarpus
    capitate; capitate bone.

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biology

  • noun the science that studies living organisms
    biological science.
  • noun characteristic life processes and phenomena of living organisms
    • the biology of viruses

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life_scientist

  • noun (biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
    biologist.

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oiliness

  • noun consisting of or covered with oil
    oleaginousness; greasiness.
  • noun smug self-serving earnestness
    oleaginousness; fulsomeness; unction; smarminess; unctuousness.

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annular

  • adjective satellite shaped like a ring
    ring-shaped; annulate; annulated; doughnut-shaped; circinate; ringed.

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conformation

  • noun a symmetrical arrangement of the parts of a thing
  • noun any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
    shape; configuration; contour; form.
    • he could barely make out their shapes

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stem

  • noun (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
    root word; radical; theme; base; root.
    • thematic vowels are part of the stem
  • noun a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
    stalk.

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burp

  • noun a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth
    burping; belch; eructation; belching.
  • verb expel gas from the stomach
    belch; bubble; eruct.
    • In China it is polite to burp at the table

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roly-poly

  • noun a rotund individual
    butterball; fatty; fatso; fat person.
  • noun pudding made of suet pastry spread with jam or fruit and rolled up and baked or steamed
    roly-poly pudding.

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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flake

  • noun a crystal of snow
    snowflake.
  • noun a person with an unusual or odd personality
    eccentric person; eccentric; geek; oddball.

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simulation

  • noun the act of imitating the behavior of some situation or some process by means of something suitably analogous (especially for the purpose of study or personnel training)
  • noun (computer science) the technique of representing the real world by a computer program
    computer simulation.
    • a simulation should imitate the internal processes and not merely the results of the thing being simulated

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coiled

  • adjective curled or wound (especially in concentric rings or spirals)
    • a coiled snake ready to strike
    • the rope lay coiled on the deck
  • verb to wind or move in a spiral course
    coil; gyrate; spiral.
    • the muscles and nerves of his fine drawn body were coiling for action
    • black smoke coiling up into the sky
    • the young people gyrated on the dance floor

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tongue

  • noun a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
    clapper; lingua; glossa.
  • noun a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
    natural language.

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os

  • noun a mouth or mouthlike opening
  • noun a hard brittle blue-grey or blue-black metallic element that is one of the platinum metals; the heaviest metal known
    osmium; atomic number 76.

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barrel-shaped

  • adjective satellite having the general shape of a barrel

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crystal_ball

  • noun a glass or crystal globe used in crystal gazing by fortunetellers

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sharpness

  • noun a quick and penetrating intelligence
    keenness; acuteness; acuity.
    • he argued with great acuteness
    • I admired the keenness of his mind
  • noun the attribute of urgency in tone of voice
    edge.
    • his voice had an edge to it

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zoology

  • noun all the animal life in a particular region or period
    fauna.
    • the fauna of China
    • the zoology of the Pliocene epoch
  • noun the branch of biology that studies animals
    zoological science.

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ellipse

  • noun a closed plane curve resulting from the intersection of a circular cone and a plane cutting completely through it
    oval.
    • the sums of the distances from the foci to any point on an ellipse is constant

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gurgle

  • noun the bubbling sound of water flowing from a bottle with a narrow neck
  • verb flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise
    babble; burble; guggle; ripple; bubble.
    • babbling brooks

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bubbly

  • noun a white sparkling wine either produced in Champagne or resembling that produced there
    champagne.
  • adjective satellite emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation
    foaming; spumy; bubbling; effervescing; foamy; frothy.
    • bubbling champagne
    • foamy (or frothy) beer

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jowl

  • noun the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
    mandible; lower jaw; submaxilla; lower jawbone; mandibula; mandibular bone; jawbone.
  • noun a fullness and looseness of the flesh of the lower cheek and jaw (characteristic of aging)

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discoid

  • adjective satellite having a flat circular shape
    disklike; discoidal; disc-shaped; disk-shaped; disclike.

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disk_shape

  • noun the roundness of a 2-dimensional figure
    circularity.

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spiral

  • noun a plane curve traced by a point circling about the center but at increasing distances from the center
  • noun a curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle
    helix.

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pinwheel

  • noun perennial subshrub of Tenerife having leaves in rosettes resembling pinwheels
    Aeonium haworthii.
  • noun a wheel that has numerous pins that are set at right angles to its rim
    • he spun the pinwheel and it stopped with the pointer on `Go'

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bubble

  • noun a hollow globule of gas (e.g., air or carbon dioxide)
  • noun a speculative scheme that depends on unstable factors that the planner cannot control
    house of cards.
    • his proposal was nothing but a house of cards
    • a real estate bubble

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celestial_globe

  • noun a globe that is a spherical model of the heavens

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form

  • noun the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
    descriptor; word form; signifier.
    • the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached
  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    sort; kind; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?

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pomology

  • noun the branch of botany that studies and cultivates fruits

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jut

  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; bump; swelling; excrescence; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns
  • noun the act of projecting out from something
    protrusion; jutting; projection.

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ear

  • noun the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium
  • noun good hearing
    • he had a keen ear
    • a good ear for pitch

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rotundity

  • noun the roundness of a 3-dimensional object
    sphericity; sphericalness; globularness; globosity; rotundness.
  • noun the fullness of a tone of voice
    roundness.
    • there is a musky roundness to his wordiness

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cytology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the structure and function of cells

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ringlet

  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; scroll; whorl; coil; curl; curlicue; roll.
  • noun a strand or cluster of hair
    lock; curl; whorl.

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crystal

  • noun a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure
  • noun a crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices

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lobularity

  • noun the property of having lobules

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pineal

  • adjective relating to the pineal body
    • pineal hormone
  • adjective satellite having the form of a pine cone

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ovoid

  • noun an egg-shaped object
  • adjective satellite rounded like an egg
    oval-shaped; prolate; ovate; elliptic; elliptical; oval; egg-shaped; oviform.

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semilunar

  • adjective satellite resembling the new moon in shape
    crescent-shaped; lunate; crescent.

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celestial

  • adjective of or relating to the sky
    heavenly.
    • celestial map
    • a heavenly body
  • adjective relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven
    heavenly.
    • celestial beings
    • heavenly hosts

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wheel-like

  • adjective satellite round like a wheel

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gibbousness

  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; hump; prominence; bump; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns

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conoid

  • noun a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point
    cone shape; cone.

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curl

  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; scroll; whorl; coil; curlicue; roll.
  • noun American chemist who with Richard Smalley and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1933)
    Robert F. Curl; Robert Curl; Robert Floyd Curl Jr..

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oval-shaped

  • adjective satellite rounded like an egg
    prolate; ovate; ovoid; elliptic; elliptical; oval; egg-shaped; oviform.

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palaeobiology

  • noun a branch of paleontology that deals with the origin and growth and structure of fossil animals and plants as living organisms
    paleobiology.

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ro

  • noun an artificial language for international use that rejects all existing words and is based instead on an abstract analysis of ideas

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forestry

  • noun the science of planting and caring for forests and the management of growing timber

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narrowing

  • noun an instance of becoming narrow
  • noun a decrease in width

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goblet-shaped

  • adjective satellite resembling the shape of a goblet

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roll

  • noun rotary motion of an object around its own axis
    axial motion; axial rotation.
    • wheels in axial rotation
  • noun a list of names
    roster.
    • his name was struck off the rolls

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armilla

  • noun a celestial globe consisting of metal hoops; used by early astronomers to determine the positions of stars
    armillary sphere.
  • noun (archeology) a bracelet worn around the wrist or arm

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soap_bubble

  • noun a bubble formed by a thin soap film

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pear

  • noun sweet juicy gritty-textured fruit available in many varieties
  • noun Old World tree having sweet gritty-textured juicy fruit; widely cultivated in many varieties
    pear tree; Pyrus communis.

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bundle

  • noun a collection of things wrapped or boxed together
    parcel; packet; package.
  • noun a package of several things tied together for carrying or storing
    sheaf.

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pumpkin-shaped

  • adjective having the equatorial diameter greater than the polar diameter; being flattened at the poles
    oblate.

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terete

  • adjective satellite especially of plant parts; cylindrical and tapering

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cylindricalness

  • noun the roundness of a 3-dimensional cylinder
    cylindricality.

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cryobiology

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the effects of low temperatures on living tissues or organs or organisms

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dome-shaped

  • adjective satellite having the shape of a dome

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cycloid

  • noun a line generated by a point on a circle rolling along a straight line
  • adjective satellite resembling a circle
    cycloidal.

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doughnut-shaped

  • adjective satellite shaped like a ring
    ring-shaped; annulate; annulated; annular; circinate; ringed.

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curve

  • noun the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes
    curved shape.
  • noun a line on a graph representing data

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tongue-shaped

  • adjective satellite shaped like a tongue
    lingulate.

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time

  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    clip.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip
  • noun a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
    • take time to smell the roses
    • I didn't have time to finish
    • it took more than half my time

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scroll

  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; whorl; coil; curl; curlicue; roll.
  • noun a document that can be rolled up (as for storage)
    roll.

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